Mohamed Nasheed

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Mohamed Nasheed

މުހައްމަދު ނަޝީދު
Nasheed at the People's Majlis 2021 (cropped).jpg
19th Speaker of the People's Majlis
Assumed office
29 May 2019
PresidentIbrahim Mohamed Solih
Preceded byQasim Ibrahim
Member of the People's Majlis
Assumed office
28 May 2019
Preceded byConstituency established
ConstituencyMachangolhi Medhu
President of the Maldivian Democratic Party
Assumed office
30 August 2014
Vice PresidentMohamed Shifaz
Preceded byIbrahim Didi
4th President of the Maldives
In office
11 November 2008 – 7 February 2012
Vice PresidentMohammed Waheed Hassan
Preceded byMaumoon Abdul Gayoom
Succeeded byMohammed Waheed Hassan
Personal details
Born (1967-05-17) 17 May 1967 (age 54)
Malé, Maldives
Political partyMaldivian Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Laila Ali Abdulla
Children2
Alma materLiverpool John Moores University

Mohamed Nasheed GCSK (މުހައްމަދު ނަޝީދު; born 17 May 1967) is a Maldivian politician. He has been Speaker of the People's Majlis since May 2019. He was the fourth President of the Maldives from 2008 to 2012. He is the first democratically elected president of the Maldives.[1] He is also one of the founders of the Maldivian Democratic Party.[2]

On 6 May 2021, an assassination attempt was made against Nasheed near his home while he was getting into his car.[3] He was seriously injured when his car exploded.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mohamed Nasheed - The President's Office". presidency.gov.mv. Retrieved 9 May 2021.
  2. Ramesh, Randeep (29 October 2008). "Human rights activist wins Maldives presidential election". The Guardian. Archived from the original on 5 March 2017. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
  3. "Former Maldives president hurt in suspected bomb attack". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 6 May 2021.
  4. "Explosion that wounded Speaker Nasheed was from an IED: MNDF". www. raajje.mv.