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EC to hold 'Democracy Run' in Hulhumale next week

Elections Commission of the Maldives (EC) has decided to hold a special running event titled 'Democracy Run' in Hulhumale' coming Saturday.

The commission revealed that the run will coincide with International Democracy Day.

Speaking to 'One Online', Spokesperson of EC Ahmed Akram revealed that the general public will be able to participate in the run and added that several government institutions will also be taking part in it.

Akram also highlighted that they have extended invitations to all political parties and all state institutions to take part in it and added that several ministers and lawmakers have already confirmed of their participation.

Those who wish to participate in the run can do so by going to the venue on the same day.

International Democracy Day is celebrated on September 19th, however the run has been scheduled for September 14th, Saturday, in an attempt to draw as much a crowd as possible.

The run will begin at 6:30am from the Hulhumale' Central Park area.