10 March 2019
British Ambassador to Maldives His Excellency James Dauris paid a courtesy call on Director General of NCTC Brigadier General Zakariyya Mansoor.
26 February 2019
A one-day high-level conference, aimed at creating a platform for policymakers to discuss on the threat of terrorism and violent extremism and identify specific areas of cooperation at national level to synergize the national Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE) efforts was conducted in Male'.
21 February 2019
A one-day awareness workshop for Principals, Heads of Schools, and Senior Educators of Addu City. The aim of the workshop is to educate and enhance the role of education sector in the national efforts to prevent spread of Violent Extremism through enhancing resilience to address the issue of ideological difference, promotion of peace, respect and tolerance.
14 February 2019
A special session of Counter Terrorism Steering Committee and Counter Radicalization Committee chaired by Minister of Defence Uza. Mariya Ahmed Didi was held with newly appointed members was held today at the conference hall of MNDF Coast Guard.
06 February 2019
In line with the Maldivian Government's policy of transparency, we the National Counter Terrorism Centre is adding a new information sharing portal to its already existing platforms of the NCTC Website, its fortnightly newsletter and the hotline 1615. Today, we are proud to announce our presence on Twitter. The official twitter handler of NCTC is @NctcMaldives
30 January 2019
NCTC presented the first draft of the NAP on P/CVE to the Counter Radicalization Committee during a special meeting held at MNDF Coast Guard Building. The session started with remarks by the DG followed by the presentation of the current draft of the NAP by UNDP consultant Mr. Jonas Horner.
17 December 2018
Chair, Department of War and Conflict Studies, College of International Security Affairs of the National Defence University in Washington, D.C. Dr. Kirklin J. Bateman met with the Director General and senior staff of NCTC today.
28 November 2018
Minister of Defence Uza. Mariya Ahmed Didi met the Director General Brigadier General Zakariyya Mansoor and senior leadership of NCTC as part of the ongoing introductory meetings with organisations under the Ministry of Defence. During the meeting, honourable minister was given a comprehensive presentation of the National Counter Terrorism Centre.
27 November 2018
UNDP's Resident Co-Ordinator Ms. Shoko Noda and Senior Policy Advisor Mr. Terence D. Jones met the Director General and senior staff of NCTC today.
06 November 2018
A special meeting of the Counter Radicalization Committee was held on request of UNDP Maldives to introduce the members of the CR committee to the PCVE consultant Mr. Robert Templer, who is presently conducting a UNDP led Nationwide Youth Vulnerability Assessment project. This project would assist in the development of the PCVE National Action Plan. The draft plan is expected to be completed by the end of this year.
08 October 2018
United Nations Office on Drugs & Crimes conducted a two-day workshop themed "Consultative Session on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism and Gender Mainstreaming in Criminal Justice response to Terrorism" in collaboration with National Counter Terrorism Center and Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
08 September 2018
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.
01 AUG 2018
The National Counter Terrorism Centre today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Island Aviation Services Limited. The signing ceremony was held at Coast Guard Conference Hall.
31 July 2018
As part of the "Whole of Government" approach, NCTC conducted the Counter Radicalization Committee meeting to discuss on the progress of the national efforts on prevention and counter radicalization and spread of violent extremism in the Maldives.
22 July 2018
Director General of NCTC, Brigadier General Zakariyya Mansoor met the French Ambassador to Maldives and Sri Lanka, His Excellency Jean-Marin Schuh and the Honorary Consul of France in Maldives Mr. Ismail Wafir to discuss the areas of collaboration between France and NCTC in countering terrorism and Violent Extremism.
21 July 2018
Youth Leaders Network (YLN) conducted a Youth Forum themed "Republic and youth" in GA.Villingili. The forum was held on 20th and 21st of July, at GA. Atoll Education Centre. Over 50 participants from the island participated in the forum. NCTC conducted a session on the ‘Role of Youth in Peace and Security,’ and the presentation highlighted the importance of youth engagement in maintaining the security and peace within the society.
17 July 2018
NCTC Conducted a leadership program for staff of Island Aviation Services Limited (IASL) . The participants of the program were 30 young staff of the age category 18-25 years selected from various departments from the company
03 July 2018
His Excellency Mr. Ahmed Sareer, Foreign Secretary of the Republic of Maldives, inaugurated the National Legislative Workshop on the Implementation of Transport-related Maritime Counter Terrorism International Legal Instruments. The workshop is scheduled to take place from 3 to 5 July in Hotel Jen. Thirty participants from 12 government agencies participate in the workshop.
02 July 2018
Today, the working group comprising of members from Maldives National University (MNU), Islamic University of Maldives (IUM) and National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) met to discuss the programs that can be conducted by the Universities in Collaboration with NCTC to curb the growth of violence and intolerance in the society
29 June 2018
Director General of NCTC Brigadier General Zakariyya Mansoor met the Under Secretary General for Counter Terrorism Mr. Vladimir Voronkov during the sidelines of the High Level Conference on Counter Terrorism.
28 June 2018
Director General of National Counter Terrorism Centre, Brigadier General Zakariyya Mansoor participates in the United Nations High-Level Conference of Heads of Counter Terrorism Agencies of member States.
26 June 2018
Today, Director General of National Counter Terrorism Centre, Brigadier General Zakariyya Mansoor left Maldives to participate in the United Nations High-Level Conference of Heads of Counter Terrorism Agencies of member States.
24 June 2018
Director General of NCTC, Brigadier General Zakariyya Mansoor met foreign secretary of the Maldives Mr. Ahmed Sareer in preparation for the UN high level seminar of Heads of Counter Terrorism Departments of member states, and to discuss about the bilateral meetings in the sideline of the seminar.
24 June 2018
Director General of NCTC, Brigadier General Zakariyya Mansoor met the participants pf the study tour to japan sponsored by the UNDP. This study tour will give the participants an opportunity to learn the techniques and tactics used by Japan to curb terrorism and violent extremism.
23 June 2018
Maj Ibrahim Naeem conducted a session on the "role of Youth in building peace"; for the Maldives Youth Leaders Dialogue and Pre Summit meeting of South Asian Youth Summit. In collaboration with International Youth Council.
23 June 2018
Director General of National Counter Terrorism Centre, Brigadier General Zakariyyaa Mansoor called on the Minister of Environment and Energy Hon. Thoriq Ibrahim to discuss the emerging trends of Environmental and Ecological Terrorism and their impact to the Maldivian Society, Economy and the Maldivian people.
14 May 2018
Director General of NCTC, Brigadier General Zakariyya Mansoor conducts a session for the newly inducted security officers of the Aviation Security Command.
13 May 2018
The Newly appointed US counterterrorism Coordinator for the South & Central Asia, Mr. Christopher Jester calls on Director General of NCTC Brigadier General Zakariyya Mansoor. Mr. Christopher Jester is based in the US embassy at New Delhi.
13 May 2018
Islamic University of Maldives (IUM) introduces innovative approach to counter extremist narratives through the "Taboo - Dialogue with the youth" programme. The programme was inaugurated by the Minister of Gender & Human Rights Ms. Aminath Zenysha Shaheed Zaki in a special function held at the IUM.
07 May 2018
Minister of Defence and National Security Adam Shareef Umar inaugurated the formulation of the National Action Plan on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism at a meeting of the Counter Radicalization Committee. The committee meeting was held at MNDF Coast Guard Building Conference Hall and was chaired by the Minister of Defence and National Security Honorable Adam Shareef Umar. NCTC is collaborating with UNDP to formulate the National Action Plan on P/CVE.
06 May 2018
NCTC conducts a session for the participants of Aviation Security Basic Course, on terrorism, focusing on theory and practical aspects. The session was conducted by Major Ibrahim Naeem, the head of Intelligence and Analysis Department.
04-05 May 2018
Youth Leaders Network conducts Youth Leaders Workshop, in Laamu Gan, aimed for students of Grade 11 and 12 as well as students of colleges and universities. The workshop was held on May 4 and 5, at Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani School.
29 April 2018
National Counter Terrorism Centre and Women Entrepreneurs Association of Maldives signs an MOU to facilitate the conducting of programs in empowering Maldivian women. The MOU was signed by Director General Brigadier General Zakariyyaa Mansoor and the Chairperson of WEAM Ms. Shaira Saleem.
26 April 2018
DG met the Vice Chancellor of MNU Dr. Fawwaz to discuss the possibility of conducting regular monthly lectures to the college students and the general public of some of the contentious issues faced by the youth.
26 April 2018
DG met the Chancellor of IUM Dr. Shaheem to discuss ways in which NCTC could assist them in conducting the programs that IUM have planned for the academic year 2018 to counter radicalism and foster peace and harmony.
17 April 2018
The officers of the National Counter Terrorism Centre met the Information Support Team of the US Embassy to discuss how they could be of assistance in conducting surveys and programs to counter radicalism and violent extremism in the Maldives.
17 April 2018
Director General Breigadier General Zakariyyaa Mansoor met the Managing Director of Island Aviation Services Mr. Abdul Haris to discuss the possibility of signing an MOU with the Island Aviation Services.
14 April 2018
Ministry of Islamic Affairs of the Maldives hosts the first High Level Seminar on the “Role of Moderation in Counter Terrorism and Promoting Peace and Security” in Kurumba Maldives.
10 April 2018
The Director General of Counter Terrorism met the controller of Immigration Mr. Mohamed Anwar today.
10 April 2018
The Director General of Counter Terrorism met with the President of the Centre for Holy Quran Uz. Ibrahim Rasheed Moosa and the Secretary General Sheikh Taha Naeem.
06 April 2018
Diector General met Chairperson and the Vice Chairperson of Women Entrepreneurs Association of Maldives to discuss the signing of an MOU between the NGO and NCTC.
06 April 2018
RAFY awarded a certificate of Appreciation to the National Counter Terrorism Centre in appreciation for the support to implement the youth training program.
05 April 2018
Director General Brigadier General Zakariyya Mansoor met with the director and the senior delegation of United States Senate Appropriation Committee on 05 April 2018.
05-06 April 2018
RAFY conducts Young Peace Ambassadors Program in K. Guraidhoo School in collaboration with NCTC with the aim of producing young peace ambassadors.
22 March 2018
The National Counter Terrorism Centre today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Regional Alliance for Fostering Youth (RAFY) today. The signing ceremony was held at Coast Guard Conference Hall.
22 March 2018
The National Counter Terrorism Centre participated in the “Workshop on Promoting and Adoption and Implementation of National Strategies to Counter Violent Extremism” hosted by the United Nations Counter Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate.
05 March 2018
The Director General of Counter Terrorism Brigadier General Zakariyya Mansoor today met with the United Nations Resident Coordinator in the Maldives, Ms. Shoko Noda. The meeting took place at MNDF Headquarters, Bandaara Koshi...
28 February 2018
Regional Alliance for Fostering Youth (RAFY) presented their Outstanding Contributors Award to the National Counter Terrorism Centre at the Annual Gala & Launching of Mithuru Album. The event was held on 28 February...
4 February 2018
The State Minister for Defence and National Security Mohamed Zuhair officiated the Opening Session of the “Train the Trainers Workshop for South Asia (Bangladesh and Maldives) on "Investigation, Prosecution and Adjudication of Foreign Terrorist Fighter (FTF) Cases", organized by UNODC...
7 December 2017
The Director General of Counter Terrorism Brig. Gen. Zakariyya Mansoor gave a lecture to the cadets of Maldives National Cadet Corps today. ...
6 December 2017
The Director General of Counter Terrorism met the president of the Civil Services Commission Dr. Ali Sameem today...
6 December 2017
In the meeting, the developments that took place in the terrorism and radicalism environment was briefed to...
4 December 2017
Director General NCTC Brig. Gen. Zakariyya Mansoor met the former Deputy Commissioner of Police COL. Ret. Abdul Shukoor Abdulla...