MALE, June 19, 2010 (HNS) - The National Security Council discussed the Guantanamo Bay resettlement issue Thursday.
According to the President’s Office, the council mainly discussed security implications and the ability of the authorities to ensure national security associated with any such transfer.
The office did not reveal the outcomes of the meeting.
The National Security Council gives advice and consultation to the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces on matters of national security, according to Armed Forces Act.
The discussions come a week after the parliamentary National Security Committee submitted a report to Speaker Abdulla Shahid on its inquiry into the government’s Gitmo transfer plans.