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Pre seminar dialog with foreign secretary

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.

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DG Meets the participants of "Japan Study Tour"

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.

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NCTC conducts a session for Maldives Youth Leaders Dialogue

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.

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BG Zakariyyaa Mansoor calls on Minister of Environment Hon. Thoriq Ibrahim

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.

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DG conducts a session to AVSEC command

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.

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Newly appointed US counterterrorism Coordinator for the South & Central Asia calls on Director General of NCTC

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.

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Islamic University of Maldives introduces innovative approach to counter extremist narratives

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.

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Defence Minister inaugurates formulation of P/CVE National Action Plan

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.

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NCTC conducts a session on Terrorism for the participants of Aviation Security Basic Course

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.

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YLN Conducts Youth Leaders Workshop in Laamu Gan

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.

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NCTC signs an MoU with Women Enterprenuers Association of Maldives (WEAM)

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.

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DG meets with Vice Chancellor of MNU

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.

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DG meets with Chancellor of IUM

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.

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NCTC meets with the Information Support Team of the US Embassy

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.

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Director General met the Managing Director of Island Aviation Services

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.

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High Level Seminar on Role of Moderation in Counter Terrorism and Promoting Peace and Security

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.

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BG Zakariyyaa Mansoor met the Controller of Immigration

10 April 2018

The Director General of Counter Terrorism met the controller of Immigration Mr. Mohamed Anwar today.

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BG Zakariyyaa Mansoor meets the President of the Centre for Holy Quran

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.

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Director General meets with Women Entrepreneurs Association of Maldives (WEAM)

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.

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RAFY recognizes the contributions of NCTC in making the Smart Island Youth Camp a success

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.

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Director General meets with United States senate appropriation committee

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.

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RAFY conducts Young Peace Ambassadors Program in K. Guraidhoo School in collaboration with NCTC

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.

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NCTC Signs MoU with RAFY

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.

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NCTC Participates in UN-CTED Counter Violent Extremism Workshop

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.

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BG Zakariyya Mansoor meets with UN Resident Coordinator Ms. Shoko Noda

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...

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NCTC Received Outstanding Contributor Award from Regional Alliance for Fostering Youth (RAFY)

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...

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Minister of State for Defence Inaugurates Train the Trainers Workshop

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...

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DG Zakariyya Mansoor gave a lecture to the cadets of Maldives National Cadet Corps

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. ...

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DG Zakariyya Mansoor met with president of the Civil Services Commission

6 December 2017

The Director General of Counter Terrorism met the president of the Civil Services Commission Dr. Ali Sameem today...

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DG Brigadier General Zakariyyaa Mansoor met with representatives of MATI

6 December 2017

In the meeting, the developments that took place in the terrorism and radicalism environment was briefed to...

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DG Brigadier General Zakariyyaa Mansoor met with Former Deputy Commissioner of Police Col(Ret) Abdul Shukoor Abdulla

4 December 2017

Director General NCTC Brig. Gen. Zakariyya Mansoor met the former Deputy Commissioner of Police COL. Ret. Abdul Shukoor Abdulla...

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