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01 July 2021 - News Maldives upgraded to Tier 2 in US State Department's TIP Report 2021
Maldives removed from Watchlist after 3 years
03 June 2021 - News Bangladesh Chief of Army Staff pays courtesy call on Minister of Defence
Discussions focused on boosting close Defence Cooperation ties between Maldives and Bangladesh
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

Latest from Ministry of Defence

Officer Admin and Budgeting 08 July 2021         Job   
Senior Admin Officer 2021/74 07 July 2021         Job   
Maldives upgraded to Tier 2 in US State Department's TIP Report 2021 01 July 2021         News   
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Issuing permit for Fuel Sheds 15 February 2021        
Issuing permit for Fuel Bowser / Fuel Barges 15 February 2021        
Permit for Flares onboard a vessel 15 February 2021        
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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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areas included in the security zone 23 June 2021         Open Correspondence    
Use of Expired ID cards on domestic travels 22 June 2021         General Information    
Answers given to recipents as per the information act2 18 April 2021         General Information    
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Jobs and Procurements

Officer Admin and Budgeting 08 July 2021         Job    
Senior Admin Officer 2021/74 07 July 2021         Job    
Job Announcement - Crew 29 June 2021         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:

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

+960 3325525


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


Ibrahim Faiz (Information Officer)
+960 9977885

Mohamed Shaan (Communications)

Jaishan Amir