Abdul Raheem confident of securing Parliament Speaker position in 20th Parliament

The newly elected Member of Parliament for Fonadhoo in the upcoming 20th Parliament, Abdul Raheem Abdulla, has expressed confidence of clinching the Parliament Speaker position.

Speaking at an event held at Fonadhoo on Friday night to celebrate his victory in the election, Abdul Raheem said the trajectory and narrative of Haddhunmathi Atoll is poised for a transformation in the upcoming days.

"God willing, an even happier night lies ahead. I will not go into the specifics, but I am pleased to announce that the course of history in Haddhunmathi Atoll will witness a significant shift in the near future," he said.

Abdul Raheem attributed his political success to the unwavering support, confidence, and assistance extended to him by the people of Fonadhoo.

"So I will always, always remember you all, no matter what position I hold. God willing, I will never forget you," he said.

Echoing his father's sentiments, Ibrahim Faisal, Abdul Raheem's son and the current Tourism Minister, expressed certainty in his father securing the role of Parliament Speaker. While the swearing-in ceremony of the 20th Parliament is scheduled to be held on May 28, Faisal said more celebrations will be held in Laamu Atoll following the swearing-in ceremony.