06 November 2007

IDP propose to change country's official name to "Islamic Republic of Maldives".

Islamic Democratic Party have proposed to change Maldives' official name from "Republic of Maldives" to "Islamic Republic of Maldives". In a press release published on their website, the party president and founder Umar Naseer requested for the public's views on this matter. Umar said changing the name and strengthening the bond between the religion of Maldivians (Islam) and Maldives would be a slap on the face of those people who wants a secular Maldives. He also said that a lot of plans and efforts to introduce Christianity to Maldives is underway, and foreign organizations are even bribing Maldivian politicians to achieve this objective. He requested to text him (to 7866666) to express public opinion and comments regarding this.

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5 comments:

Simon said...

The link doesn't work..nor does the idp website.

moyameehaa said...

thnx simon. but it does work for me. i dunno why?

Adam Moses said...

I dont know if you have seen this The St. Petersburg Declaration yet. Maybe you will find it interesting...

Anyway hope you visit the link
http://secularislam.org/blog/post/SI_Blog/21/The-St-Petersburg-Declaration

and hope the link works

Adam Moses said...

http://secularislam.org/blog/post/SI_Blog/21/The-St-Petersburg-Declaration

Ilyas khan Baloch said...

Democracy and people of Maldives

Since the creation of Maldives the people are left at distant from the corridor of power so that the ruling elite can do what they wanted to do in favors of their interest, leaving the people at the mercy of circumstances. As this policy is denial of right of Maldivian people to rule their country according to their aspiration and desire to built this country, which can provide equal opportunity to all without any discrimination for the establishment of welfare society. Only the society base on tolerance, equality and justice can be the real guarantee for the prosperous and strong country, there for your intention is invited to change the socio-political system to acquire strong economic footing .

you have already lost the time simply to save the centralized sole power to exploit this country by the ruling elite they let the country backward, then allowing the masses to rule this country democratically. In the present circumstances we are again dragging our sovereignty at stack for the external interest in the name of national interest, instead of our interest.
The only way out of these crucial circumstances is to empower the common Maldivian at grass route level i.e. the change of system. This change is inevitable for the prosperous Maldive,.As a citizen of this country you may try to provide an alternate socio-political system to empower the masses at grass route level for rapid industrial and agriculture development with transparency and accountability in the system. Along with basic guarantees for the creation of welfare state, where in public representative and institution shall be answerable and accountable to the masses.


Ilyas khan Baloch
Organizer, Islamic Democratic Party

www.idpo.org.pk