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16 January 2022 - News Chief of Naval Staff of Bangladesh Navy Admiral M Shaheen Iqbal pays a courtesy call on Hon. Minister of Defence Uza. Mariya Didi
This is the 1st visit of a Chief of Naval Staff of Bangladesh Navy to Maldives
08 December 2021 - News Minister of Defence Uza. Mariya Didi conveys condolences on sudden demise of India's Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat
Gen. Rawat, his wife & 11 other Armed Forces personnel passed away in a helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday
01 December 2021 - News Speech by Minister of Defence Uza. Mariya Didi at Indian Naval Academy - Ezhimala
Minister Mariya was Chief Guest at INA's Passing Out Parade - Autumn Term held on 27 November 2021

Service forms

Job Application for MNDF 15 December 2020         Service   
Work carry out permit in security zone 28 June 2020         Service   
Application for permit to operate unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) 28 June 2020         Service   
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Guidance and regulations

Security zone that are maintained by MNDF 05 March 2020         Regulations    
First amendment of Hazardous Chemical Regulation 2019/R-1057 20 February 2020         Regulations    
Hazardous Chemical Regulation 2019/R-1057 19 February 2020         Regulations    
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Service Charter of Ministry of Defence v3.0 12 December 2021         Policy    
response given to concern parties as per the information act 2 23 November 2021         Open Correspondence    
Service Charter of Ministry of Defence 21 October 2021         Open Correspondence    
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Jobs and Procurements

Job Announcement - Foreman (K. Girifushi) 05 January 2022         Job    
Job Announcement - Foreman (MNDF Quarter Master Service) 05 January 2022         Job    
Job Announcement - Foreman (MNDF Supply and Transport Service) 05 January 2022         Job    
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Uza. Mariya Didi

Minister of Defence

Political Appointees

Hassan Zameel

Deputy Minister of Defence

Hussain Nazeef

Director General

Ali Asgar


Senior Management

Ahmed Shaan Mansoor

Permanent Secretary

What the Ministry of Defence does

We are working to build a stronger and more resilient nation for you, together with the 6 institutions and agencies below.

  • Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF):
  • National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC):
  • Anti-Trafficking in Persons (Anti-TIP) Office
  • Aviation Security Command (AVSECOM):
  • National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA):
  • Maldives Immigration:
  • Maldives Customs Service:

Read more about what we do

Right to Information

Information Officer
Ibrahim Faiz
Assistant Director

Contact us

Office Address

Ministry of Defence
Ameer Ahmed Magu
Republic of Maldives
+960 3322601

Messaging Number
+960 7522601

+960 3325525


Office Hours
Sun - Thu 08:00 - 14:00 (Working hours)


Ibrahim Faiz (Information Officer)
+960 9977885

Mohamed Shaan (Communications)

Jaishan Amir