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President of the Maldives

President of the
Republic of Maldives
Dhivehi: ދިވެހިރާއްޖޭގެ ރައީސުލްޖުމްހޫރިއްޔާ
Flag of the President of Maldives.svg
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the President of Maldives, Mr. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, in Male, Maldives on November 17, 2018 (cropped).JPG
Incumbent
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih

since 17 November 2018
StyleHis Excellency
The Honourable
ResidenceMulee'aage
SeatThe President's Office
Term length5 years
Constituting instrumentConstitution of the Maldives
Formation1 January 1953; 68 years ago (1953-01-01)
First holderMohamed Amin Didi
Final holderYaameen Abdul Gayyoom
DeputyFaisal Naseem
SalaryMVR 100,000 monthly[1]
Websitewww.presidencymaldives.gov.mv

The president of the Maldives (Dhivehi: ދިވެހިރާއްޖޭގެ ރައީސުލްޖުމްހޫރިއްޔާ) is the head of state and head of government of the Republic of Maldives and the commander-in-chief of the Maldives National Defence Force.

The current president is Ibrahim Mohamed Solih elected in 2018 by a majority of 58.4%, taking the government from Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom.

Key

Political parties

List of officeholders

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Election Term of office Party Vice President
Took office Left office Time in office
Presidents of the First Republic (1953–1954)
1 Mohamed Amin.jpg Mohamed Amin Didi
(1910–1954)
1952 1 January 1953 2 September 1953 244 days Rayyithunge Muthagaddim Party Ibrahim Muhammad Didi
Ibrahim Muhammad Didi.png Ibrahim Muhammad Didi
(1902–1981)
2 September 1953 7 March 1954 186 days Rayyithunge Muthagaddim Party Vacant
Sultanate of the Maldives (1954–1968)
Muhammad Fareed Didi, Sultan of Maldives.jpg Muhammad Fareed Didi
(1901–1969)
Sultan (King from 1965)
7 March 1954 11 November 1968 14 years, 249 days The Royal Family
Presidents of the Second Republic (1968–present)
Post restored
2 Ibrahim Nasir
(1926–2008)
1968 11 November 1968 11 November 1973 10 years Independent Office abolished
1973 11 November 1973 11 November 1978 Abdul Sattar Moosa Didi
Ahmad Hilmy Didi
Ibrahim Shihab
Ali Maniku
3 Maumoon-Abdul-Gayoom.jpg Maumoon Abdul Gayoom
(1937–)
1978 11 November 1978 11 November 1983 30 years Independent
(until 21 February 2005)
Office abolished
1983 11 November 1983 11 November 1988
1988 11 November 1988 11 November 1993
1993 11 November 1993 11 November 1998
1998 11 November 1998 11 November 2003
2003 11 November 2003 11 November 2008 Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party
4 Maldives President Nasheed.png Mohamed Nasheed
(1967–)
2008 11 November 2008 7 February 2012 3 years, 88 days Maldivian Democratic Party Mohammed Waheed Hassan
5 VPMaldivesWaheed.jpg Mohammed Waheed Hassan
(1953–)
7 February 2012 17 November 2013 1 year, 283 days Gaumee Itthihaad Mohammed Waheed Deen
6 Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom in January 2014.jpg Abdulla Yameen
(1959–)
2013 17 November 2013 17 November 2018 5 years Progressive Party of Maldives Mohamed Jameel Ahmed
Ahmed Adeeb
Abdulla Jihad
7 The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the President of Maldives, Mr. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, in Male, Maldives on November 17, 2018 (cropped).JPG Ibrahim Mohamed Solih
(1964–)
2018 17 November 2018 Incumbent 2 years, 221 days Maldivian Democratic Party Faisal Naseem

Latest election

Results

Candidate Party Votes %
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih Maldivian Democratic Party 134,616 58.34
Abdulla Yameen Progressive Party of Maldives 96,132 41.66
Invalid/blank votes 3,129
Total 233,877 100
Registered voters/turnout 262,135 89.22
Source: PSM

See also

References

  1. ^ "Maldives president reveals 50 percent pay rise and 'coup epiphany'".

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