Progressive Party of Maldives
Published 7th August, 2013
The Progressive Party of Maldives or PPM was founded in September 2011 by former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom after he resigned from the Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party (DRP). The party describes itself as Centre-right and believes in Sunni Islam, Islamism and Islamic Democracy.
In the presidential election of 7th September 2013 the party candidate is Abdulla Yameen.