Abdulla Yameen

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Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom
އަބްދުﷲ ޔާމީން އަބްދުލް ގައްޔޫމް
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6th President of the Maldives
In office
17 November 2013 – 17 November 2018
Vice PresidentMohamed Jameel Ahmed
Ahmed Adeeb
Abdulla Jihad
Preceded byMohammed Waheed Hassan
Succeeded byIbrahim Mohamed Solih
Personal details
Born
Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom

(1959-05-21) 21 May 1959 (age 62)
Reendhoomaage, Maldives
Political partyProgressive Party of Maldives
Other political
affiliations
People's National Congress
People's Alliance
Spouse(s)Fathimath Ibrahim
Children4
ResidenceHilaaleege (Official 2013–2018)
H.Dhoovehi (Private)
Alma materAmerican University of Beirut
Claremont Graduate University

Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom (އަބްދުﷲ ޔާމީން އަބްދުލް ގައްޔޫމް Arabic: عَبْدُ ٱللّٰه يَمِين عَبْدُ ٱلْقَيُوم‎; born 21 May 1959) is a Maldivian politician who was the 6th President of the Maldives from 2013 to 2018. He left office on 17 November 2018 after losing the 2018 presidential election.[1][2][3]

As of February 2020, he was in jail at Maafushi Prison for money-laundering crimes.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Maldives swears in new president". Al Jazeera.
  2. "Yameen sworn in as president of the Maldives". bbc.co.uk.
  3. "Maldives profile – Leaders". BBC.
  4. 'Home Minister meets jailed ex-pres' news report in Avas Online – a news outlet registered with the Government of the Maldives – as reported on 24 Feb. 2020 [accessed on 21 June 2020]