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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
21 November 2021 - News "Dosti" represents the tradition of goodwill & amity between Maldives, India & Sri Lanka: Minister Mariya
The Minister made the remarks at Trilateral Joint Exercise Dosti opening ceremony
28 April 2021 - News Enhancing aviation security is Government’s high priority: Minister Mariya
Minister was Chief Guest at Japan Govt.’s anti-terror equipment handover ceremony

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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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    
Guideline to approve fire safety equipment / specification 18 August 2021         Policy    
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Jobs and Procurements

Job Announcement - Senior Chemical Management Officer 08 November 2021         Job    
Job Announcement - Sea Ambulance driver B. Eydhafushi 21 October 2021         Job    
fireman 2021-210 17 October 2021         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:

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Right to Information

Information Officer
Ibrahim Faiz
Assistant Director

Contact us

Office Address

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

+960 3325525


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


Ibrahim Faiz (Information Officer)
+960 9977885

Mohamed Shaan (Communications)

Jaishan Amir