Victory day parade to be held in Hulhumale’ today

Victory Day parade on November 3, 2016: MNDF performed drills at the Republic Square in Male' city. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

The military parade and band activities of Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) to celebrate the 31st Victory Day of the Maldives will be held in Hulhumale’ today.

MNDF informed that the activities will commence at 16:30 at Central Park area of Hulhumale’ and will be open for the public. Photo arrangements for the public with MNDF officers of the parade will also be made. The parade and drill activities will also be held in Male’ city tomorrow.

These drills are the perfect example of the unity and the mastery of MNDF and always gains a large public audience.

Victory Day is celebrated in the Maldives on every November 3rd, to mark the defeat of an attempted coup against then-president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom in 1988.