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  • Changes brought to top MNDF positions

    Changes brought to top MNDF positions

    Changes were brought to some of the top positions within Maldivian National Defense Force (MNDF) on Wednesday, coming a day after former defense minister Colonel (Retired) Mohamed Nazim was replaced by Major General (Retired) Moosa Ali Jaleel.

    January 22, 2015
  • Pistol seized, but no MNDF arsenal missing

    Pistol seized, but no MNDF arsenal missing

    Haveeru has been informed that police had confiscated a pistol from Defense Minister Colonel (Retired) Mohamed Nazim’s residence during their mysterious raid on Sunday, but that no weapons belonging to Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) had gone missing.

    January 20, 2015
  • MNDF puts out Hulhumale' fire, source unclear

    MNDF puts out Hulhumale' fire, source unclear

    The Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) has put out a fire that broke out in a forest area in Hulhumalé.

    January 10, 2015
  • Talks held with China to obtain sea ambulance

    Talks held with China to obtain sea ambulance

    Chinese People’s Liberation Army, Sea Ambulance Team and Maldivian Defense Minister Mohamed Nazim, on Monday, held discussions regarding the sea ambulances that are to be obtained with Chinese assistance.

    December 16, 2014
  • Oil barge sinks with 20,000 litres of diesel

    Oil barge sinks with 20,000 litres of diesel

    An oil barge holding 20,000 litres of oil, stationed to the south of the capital, Male’, sunk on Friday night, resulting in oil spills.

    December 13, 2014
  • Ship rescued after wrecking on reef

    Ship rescued after wrecking on reef

    The cargo ship which wrecked on Thilafushi reef was rescued late Wednesday night.

    December 11, 2014
  • MWSC 60 percent done with water plant repairs

    MWSC 60 percent done with water plant repairs

    The Malé Water and Sewerage Company (MWSC) is 60 percent done with repairing the damages caused by a fire on Thursday, Defence Minister Mohamed Nazim said on Friday.

    December 06, 2014
  • MWSC testing water supply at midnight

    MWSC testing water supply at midnight

    Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Mohamed Shainee has said that the Maldives Water and Sewerage Company would start testing their generators at midnight.

    December 04, 2014
  • MNDF signs MoU to stop large-scale smuggling

    MNDF signs MoU to stop large-scale smuggling

    The Customs and Police have on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) Coast Guard to tackle drug smuggling via cargo containers and other similar large carriers.

    December 04, 2014
  • Defense Minister visits to China

    Defense Minister visits to China

    Minister of Defense, Mohamed Nazim had on Tuesday left on an official visit to China.

    November 20, 2014
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