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  • MNDF working on providing security to Riyaz

    MNDF working on providing security to Riyaz

    Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) said on Sunday that they were working on providing security detail to former police commissioner, Jumhoory Party (JP) MP Abdulla Riyaz.

    February 15, 2015
  • "Army officers should stay out of politics"

    "Army officers should stay out of politics"

    Army officers should refrain from partaking in any political activity, declared new Defense Minister Major (Retired) Moosa Ali Jaleel Sunday night.

    February 02, 2015
  • 8-foot crocodile spotted near Hoarafushi

    8-foot crocodile spotted near Hoarafushi

    Citizens of Hoarafushi Island in Haa Alifu atoll had on Saturday spotted an 8-foot crocodile in the waters off the island.

    February 01, 2015
  • 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
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