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18 February 2020 - News Ministry of Defence submits comments on amendment bill to Prevention of Human Trafficking Act
On Sunday, 16 Feb, Ministry of Defence submitted its comments on Hinnavaru MP Jeehan Mahmoud's amendment bill to Prevention of Human Trafficking Act (2013).
12 February 2020 - News Minister of Defence concludes visit to India
Minister of Defence Uza. Mariya Didi concluded her visit to India and returned to Male’ this morning.
13 January 2020 - News Minister of Defence honours conclusion of MNDF’s 65th Basic Training Course
"Special thanks to families for sacrificing their children in nation's honour" - Minister

Latest from Ministry of Defence

Issuing Chemical Permits During the period of COVID-19 24 March 2020         News   
Security zone that are maintained by MNDF 05 March 2020         Regulations   
MNDF Job Announcement 03 March 2020         Job   
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Permit to Work on Rooftops of “Green Zone” households 09 March 2020        
Fire and Maritime Incident Reports 16 February 2020        
Awareness Programmes 27 February 2020        
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Service forms

Application for permit to import chemicals 01 January 2020         Service   
Application for authorization of chemical storage facility 30 December 2019         Service   
Application for permit to use and sell chemicals 29 December 2019         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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List of chemicals that can be imported without permit 27 February 2020         Open Correspondence    
Industrial Firebrigade Syllabus 16 February 2020         General Information    
Industrial Firebrigade Policy 16 February 2020         Policy    
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Jobs and Procurements

MNDF Job Announcement 03 March 2020         Job    
Assistant Accounts Officer (Temp) 27 January 2020         Job    
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Uza. Mariya Didi

Minister of Defence

Political Appointees

Hassan Zameel

Deputy Minister of Defence

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):
  • Aviation Security Command (AVSECOM):
  • National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA):
  • Maldives Immigration:
  • Maldives Customs Service:

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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)


ާAl-Usthaaz Mohamed Shimaah (Information Officer)
+960 998 5405