08 September 2018 | View News in Dhivehi
Minister of Defence and National Security Hon. Adam Shareef inaugurated the first One day workshop on increasing the awareness of senior educators of Greater Male Area on Violent Extremism and Terrorism. The one-day workshop for Senior Educators started off at 0900hrs with an inaugural speech by the Minister of Defence. In his speech, he highlighted the roles and responsibilities of the Educators in nurturing a more tolerant society. He further highlighted that the economy of Maldives is highly dependent on tourism which in turn is dependent on creating a more peaceful society. The workshop was attended by 43 participants from 19 Schools of greater Male Area a, Ministry of Education and College of Defence Studies.
Subject Matter Experts delivered lectures on relevant topics. The lectures were delivered by Major Ibrahim Naeem, Chief Inspector Ahmed Ali, Dr. Ibrahim Zakariyya Moosa and Brigadier General Zakariyya Mansoor.
The four syndicates presented their views and recommendations to an expert panel of Subject Matter Experts. The panel comprised of Brigadier General Zakariyya Mansoor, Ambassador Hamdhoon Hameed, Ambassador Zahiya Zareer, and Sheikh. Ibrahim Ahmed. The expert panel gave their expert opinion and advise to the syndicates on presenting their recommendations. The one-day workshop was concluded at 1530 hrs.