Parties seeking support in the atolls

The opposition Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party (DRP) will visit Addu Atoll to hear people’s grievances with the current administration, reports Miadhu, the first time the party has visited Addu since last year’s presidential election.

Meanwhile the ruling Maldivian Democratic Party is trying to boost its support in the atolls by holding membership drives in Medhu Dhekunu and Mathi Uthuru, and have reportedly received 1800 applications.