Faisal Naseem has been elected as the joint opposition’s running mate to compete in the upcoming election.
Faisal was elected as running mate at Jumhooree Party (JP)’s 119th Council meeting held on Friday night.
Faisal received one vote more than the nearest candidate at 15 votes, while Ali Hussain received the second highest number of votes at 14 votes.
The other two candidates, Dr. Hussain Rasheed Hassan and Abdulla Ameen received 2 votes and 9 votes respectively.
While 41 council members took part in the vote, one vote was invalid.