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21 October 2020 - News DASA publishes Maldives Aviation Security Screening Technology List (MASSTL)
MASSTL provides information on various screening technologies
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.


Issuing permit for Fuel Sheds 30 August 2020        
Issuing permit for Fuel Bowser / Fuel Barges 30 August 2020        
Permit for Flares onboard a vessel 06 July 2020        
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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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List of chemicals that can be imported without permit 29 November 2020         Open Correspondence    
Ministry of Defence Organization Chart 08 November 2020         Open Correspondence    
Maldives Aviation Security Screening Technology List 20 October 2020         Open Correspondence    
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Jobs and Procurements

Assistant HR Officer 13 December 2020         Job    
Job Announcement 01 December 2020         Job    
Job Announcement 25 November 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

Mohamed Shaan (Communications)

Jaishan Amir