Major General Moosa Ali Jaleel RM HRM MSc ndc psc is the current Chief of Defence Force of the Maldives and most senior military officer in the country. He is frequently cited as the most highly trained and capable military officer in the country. People who are knowledgeable about the November 3rd 1988 incident and Maj. General Jaleel's bravery and dedicated action that day hold him in the highest regard and respect.
Maj. General Moosa Jaleel was appointed to the post of Chief of Defence Force on the 18th November 2008 by the President HE Mohamed Nasheed.
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Maj. General Jaleel was born on 26 June 1960 in Malé, Maldives. He completed his secondary schooling at Majeediyya School.
Military Career and Training
Maj. General Jaleel has the distinction of having been trained at various UK, US and Indian Military Institutes: