Gaumee Itthihaad

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Gaumee Itthihaad
National Unity Party

ޤައުމީ އިއްތިހާދު
LeaderMohammed Waheed Hassan
Secretary-GeneralTopy - Ahmed Thaufeeq
FoundedAugust 2008
Headquarters1st Floor
Ma. Eureka
Raiydhibay Hingun
Male', Maldives
IdeologySocial democracy
Political positionCentre-left
ColoursGreen, White

Gaumee Itthihaad, English: National Unity Party) or GIP, was a political party in the Maldives headed by Dr. Mohammed Waheed Hassan, former President of Maldives, and the first Vice President of Maldives. The party was a generally pragmatic, and was part of the coalition including the former ruling party for the Republic of Maldives.[which?] Under the coalition agreement with the Maldivian Democratic Party, the GIP were awarded three seats in the cabinet; the Fisheries Ministry, the Education Ministry, and the Ministry for Economic Development and Trade,[1] alhough these positions were revoked by the then-President in contravention of the coalition agreement.[2]

The party was dissolved in 2013.

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-09-21. Retrieved 2011-09-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-01-02. Retrieved 2008-11-19.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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