President Solih inaugurates TBS under MNDF

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih officially inaugurated ‘The Basic School’ (TBS). | Photo: President's Office

Lhaviyani Atoll, Maldives – President of Maldives, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih inaugurates ‘The Basic School’ (TBS), a military training school under MNDF during his visit to Lhaviyani Maafilaafushi.

President Solih inaugurated the school during a special ceremony that was held at the Composite Training Centre (CTC) in Maafilaafushi Island.

After inaugurating the ceremony, President Solih toured the TBS compound and also visited the Administrative Building of TBS. The compound of TBS is large enough to accommodate up to 190 trainees and consists of all the provisions and necessities that a trainee will need.

One of the most important aim of TBS is core military skill development and training instructors who can conduct basic military training. The facility is under one of the two branches of MNDF’s Training and Education Command, the Military Skills Training branch.

In addition to this, during the trip to Lhaviyai atoll, the President also the 66th Basic Training Program of Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF). 

This is the second trip made by the President out of Male’ atoll since the Covid-19 pandemic affected the country. The President’s first such trip was to Haa Alif. Hoarafushi, located up north, to officiate the opening ceremony of the island’s newly established airport.