Xinhua News AgencyDecember 11, 2013 07:46
Maldives defense minister joins ruling party
COLOMBO, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- Maldives Defense Minister Mohamed Nazim on Wednesday became a member of the ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM), local media reported.
Nazim said in a tweet that he had joined the ruling party his first formal political affiliation because it was "the most democratic party" in the Maldives, local media outlet Haveeru said.
"Given the fact that PPM is the most democratic party in the Maldives, I have officially signed to PPM on this unique date: 11/ 12/13," his tweet reads.