A flag hoisting ceremony has been held in celebration of 129th anniversary of MNDF

Updated: 21-04-2021, 04:24


A flag hoisting ceremony has been held in celebration of 129th anniversary of MNDF.

Guest of honor at the ceremony held at 06:00 in the morning at Kalhuthuhkalaa Koshi was Minister of Defense Mariya Ahmed Didi. The ceremony started with the recitation of Quran while both the MNDF’s flag and the country’s flag were hoisted by the flag hoisting team. Minister of defense unveiled the motto “Military Capability- Peace of the country” which is to be used for the year ahead.

Many took part in the ceremony including Defense Minister, Chief of Defense Force Major General Abdullah Shamaal, Vice Chief of Defense Force AbdulRaheem AbdulLatheef, MNDF General Officers, J staffs, Unit Commanders as well as officers of Warrant rank 3.

Flag hoisting ceremonies were held in all   MNDF posts established throughout Maldives to celebrate it’s 129th anniversary. Service of Military was established in the Maldives 21st of April 1892.