Elections Commission (EC) has accepted the candidacy application submitted by opposition alliance’s presidential candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and his running mate Faisal Naseem.
EC, on Saturday, said that they have handed over the official letter of approval to both opposition candidates.
The duo submitted the application to run in the presidential elections last Thursday.
According to EC there were no other candidacy applications submitted, although seven individuals took the submission forms.
The application deadline for the presidential elections has been opened till August 10.
Meanwhile the opposition’s presidential candidate has left on a campaign trip to B. Atoll on Saturday.