MPS begins Operation Blue Tide 2024 for election security

The Maldives Police Service (MPS) has announced the commencement of “Operation Blue Tide 2024” to safeguard security ahead of the upcoming parliamentary election.

The operation is a pivotal component of the commitment of MPS to ensuring security throughout the parliamentary election. MPS assured that police presence will be maintained across all Maldivian islands until the conclusion of the election, with a strategic system in place to allocate additional personnel where necessary. Police units have been dispersed across all regions.

As part of Operation Blue Tide, MPS disclosed that a team embarked for the southern atolls on March 16, while another set out for the northern atolls on March 17. Chief Superintendent of Police Abdulla Shareef has been designated as the operation's commander, with Superintendent of Police Ahmed Muslim appointed as deputy commander.