Jumhooree Party’s branch in HDh. Neykurendhoo has organized a feast to celebrate party founder Qasim Ibrahim’s return to the country on Thursday.
High Court released Qasim on bail on September 30.
Meanwhile people throughout the country are organizing events to celebrate the occasion. As such, the JP branch in Neykurendhoo, along with the opposition parties, have organized to hold a barbecue and feast for the people of the island.
The head organizer of the feast, JP member Abdulla Areef said it is a great happiness for everyone in the country to see Qasim return as a free man. The people of Neykurendhoo have restlessly waited for the day Qasim will be released, and since it has become a reality, the celebratory feast will continue from this evening till night time, he said.
Areef further said that the people had responded perfectly to the call of Qasim’s wife Aishath Nahula through the vote, when she requested their help in freeing the imprisoned political figures.
While Qasim cannot visit all the islands, the people of Neykurendhoo hope that Qasim visits the island in the near future, Areef said.