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Information Session on Terrorism and Extremism Begins

A program to disseminate information to the judges and staff of the Judiciary on the perils of terrorism and extremism and their impact on society began today.

The program is being conducted under the title “Terrorism and Extremism: An Enormous Threat to the Society” and today’s session was for the judges.

Brigadier General Zakariyya Mansoor and Major Hassan Amir from the Ministry of Defence and National Security instructed the session today which was attended by the judges of the High Court and the superior courts. The Minister of Defence and National Security Adam Shareef was present at the inaugural session of the program being held at the training hall of the Department of Judicial Administration.
The program is being held by the Department of Judicial Administration in collaboration with the Judicial Academy, the Ministry of Defence and National Security and the National Counter Terrorism Centre.

The program aims to create awareness on the threat of terrorism and extremism on a national level, the clear and present dangers of both to the Maldivian society, the scale of its imminent threat, our responsibilities to the international community, the national policy on extremism and terrorism, and measures being taken by the country to combat the threats.

Today’s session will continue till 14:00 hours and tomorrow’s session will be conducted for senior officials of the courts.

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