Defence Minister, Mariya Ahmed Didi, the Maldivian people recognized the work of the Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) in implementing the measures decided by the President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minister Mariya made the statement in her address on the occasion of the 128th anniversary of the Maldivian armed forces.
In her address, the Defence Minister said that the MNDF has been working hard day and night to prevent an epidemic through the strong measures under the orders of the President.
The Defence Minister said that the officers of MNDF are on the front lines to face every challenge to the country. The slogan for this is based on this statement with “soldier’s courage, nation’s safety”.
Minister Mariya said that MNDF officers displayed great discipline at all aspects including sports by winning a number of medals in recent history.