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Nasheed Foresees Solih's Fall in Upcoming Presidential Polls

Malé, Maldives - Former Maldivian President and Speaker of the People's Majlis, Mohamed Nasheed, pulled no punches yesterday, launching a scathing critique of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih's administration at the inaugural event of The Democrats' House of Democrats.
In his fiery address, Nasheed was unequivocal in his belief that President Solih is destined for defeat in the presidential election scheduled for September. He attributed this impending loss to the disillusionment of the populace, weary of Solih's unfulfilled promises.
"Solih's tenure has been a litany of false promises and inaction," said Nasheed. He asserted that the president has done nothing beyond awarding contracts to parliamentary members while neglecting to initiate any significant projects.
Nasheed was unsparing as he elaborated on the current government's sluggish approach to development. "Despite five years in power, the Solih administration is still striving to complete projects initiated under former president Yameen’s administration. This stagnation underlines the lack of progress and innovation in governance," he claimed.
The former president also revealed that he had distanced himself from the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP), disillusioned by the current government's divergence from the party's policies and its failure to honour pledges made to the electorate. He minced no words in depicting the administration as a "network of robberies and scams."
In a defiant declaration of his own integrity, Nasheed avowed that neither he nor his supporters had partaken in any form of corruption. "We have not taken a single coin from the state budget," he insisted.
President Solih was a recurring target throughout Nasheed's speech, as the former president expressed absolute certainty that the incumbent's days in office are numbered.
"There is no doubt in my mind that President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih will lose this election. This isn't a matter of speculation—it's a certainty," Nasheed pronounced.
As the election draws closer, the nation watches with bated breath to see if Nasheed's prediction will materialize, or if the current administration can sway public opinion back in its favor.