India donates two field ambulances to MNDF

Field ambulances donated by India to the MNDF on May 25, 2022. (Photo/MNDF)

The Indian army has donated two field ambulances to the Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF). 

The ambulances were handed over in a virtual ceremony at the Bandaara Koshi on Wednesday by the Indian Defense Advisor to Maldives Captain Mahesh Chandra to MNDF’s Surgeon General Colonel Dr. Ali Shahid Mohamed. 

The ceremony was also attended by Maldives’ Chief of Defense Force Major General Abdulla Shamaal, who said the donation would assist MNDF enhance its medical capabilities. 

He thanked India for its support towards the development of Maldivian military. 

Dr. Ali Shahid also thanked India for its continued support to Maldives. 

The ceremony was also attended by Indian Defense Secretary Dr. Ajay Kumar, and Indian High Commissioner Munu Mahawar.