CAMPAIGN OF 08/08/08
The Leader of the Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom (R), the longest serving leader of the SAARC, and his running mate, Ahmed Thasmeen Ali, officially launches their presidential campaign on Friday night. (08/ 08 / 2008)
The campaign was launched at a special ceremony held around 9:15pm near the stage area of Alimas Carnival. The ceremony, in which some cultural events were presented, was attended by DRP’s presidential candidate President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, his running mate Ahmed Thasmeen Ali, DRP Vice-President Ahmed Siyam Mohamed, some DRP Council members and a large number of Party members.