Presidential candidates including run-off contenders submit financial statements

All presidential candidates, including the run-off candidates, have filed their election-related financial statements, complying with the regulations outlined in the Presidential Election Act.

According to the Presidential Election Act, candidates must submit audited financial statements to the Election Commission through their official election agents within 60 days of the date of the election.

The six candidates who did not advance to the second round of the election adhered to the statutory deadline, filing their financial statements by November 8. They are independent candidates Umar Naseer, Ahmed Faris Maumoon, and Hassan Zameel, Jumhooree Party candidate Qasim Ibrahim, Maldives National Party candidate Mohamed Nazim, and the Democrats' candidate Ilyas Labeeb.

For the run-off candidates, President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and current President Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, who contested on September 30, the deadline for submitting their election-related financial statements was November 30. The Election Commission confirmed on Saturday that both candidates met this deadline, having submitted their financial statements. The commission will conduct evaluations and disclose the financial details of the candidates.