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Colonel Ibrahim Hilmy appointed Commander of MNDF Central Area

Ahmed Aiham
28 June 2020, MVT 13:00
Chief of Defence Force Major General Abdulla Shamaal, presents Colonel Ibrahim Hilmy with his letter of appointment as Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF)'s Central Area Commander during a special ceremony held at MNDF Headquarters 'Bandaara Koshi'. PHOTO: MNDF
Ahmed Aiham
28 June 2020, MVT 13:00

Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) on Friday, appointed Colonel Ibrahim Hilmy as the MNDF's Central Area Commander.

The Colonel's letter of appointment was handed over by Chief of Defence Force Major General Abdulla Shamaal, during a special ceremony held at MNDF Headquarters 'Bandaara Koshi'.

Hilmy was appointed to the position after his predecessor Colonel Mohamed Ibrahim's tenure expired.

He previously served as the Central Area Commander from February 1, 2018, onwards.

The ceremony was also attended by Vice Chief of Defence Force Brigadier General Abdul Raheem Abdul Latheef.

The geographically displaced island nation is split into four regions by the defence force, out of which the central area headquarters is located in Kadhdhoo, Laamu Atoll.

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