Major Ali Saleem

Major Ali Saleem is currently appointed as Deputy Commander of Southern Area. He joined MNDF on 16th March 1989 and was commissioned as a Lieutenant on 1st December 2004.

Major Saleem has completed a wide variety of training programs in his field of expertise including Airport Rescue & Firefighting course from Australia; Airport Rescue - Fire Services Junior Officer Course from Singapore; Basic and Firemanship Course, Junior Officer’s Course, Officer Course, General Fire Prevention Course, Carmichael Fire Appliances Course, Maintenance of Carmichael Appliances Course, Combined GM Vehicle Mounted & GP10/10 Portable Pump Operation and Maintenance Course from the United Kingdom; Operation & Maintenance Training for Terex Italia Hydraulic Platform from Italy; and Urban Search & Rescue Course from South Korea.

During his 31 years career to date he has served in various command and staff positions generating through Administration & Logistics Officer (Fire & Rescue Service), Base Commander of Lh. Madivaru, Officer-In-Charge of the MNDF Northern Area, Officer commanding of Fire & Rescue Training School, Commanding Officer of Fire & Rescue Training School, and Deputy Commander of MNDF Fire and Rescue Service.

Major Ali Saleem is married and is blessed with two children.