President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the Commander-in-Chief of the Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF), has appointed Major General Abdulla Shamaal as the Chief of Defence Force.

The ceremony to present the letter of appointment was held this evening at the President’s Office. The appointment was made at the level of State Minister.

The President has also appointed Brigadier General Abdul Raheem Abdul Latheef as the Vice Chief of Defence Force.

The appointment was made at the level of Deputy Minister.

Source: Presidency Maldives