Umar Naseer, months after resigning from President Abdulla Yameen-led government, has been appointed to the Council of ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) on the discretion of party’s President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom.
- Umar is one of the most loyal supporters of Gayoom
- He took Twitter to thank Gayoom and said he would work in accordance with the founding purpose of the party.
- He was also a member of the short term advisory committee formed to implement PPM’s reform agenda which was later dismissed following his will to contest 2018 Presidential election.
- Along with Umar Ahmed Sofwan was also appointed to PPM’s Council
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