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Courtesy call by Senior Research Fellow of China Institute for International Strategic Studies (CIISS)

30 August 2016 - Lt Gen Datuk Azizan Bin Md Delin, Chief Executive of MiDAS received a courtesy call by Senior Research Fellow of China Institute for International Strategic Studies (CIISS), Sr Col (Rtd) Chen Fangming on 30th August 2016. Sr Col (Rtd) Chen Fangming was given an insight into MiDAS organization, activities and its function as a think tank for MinDef. As a token of appreciation Chief Executive of MiDAS presented him with MiDAS's publication.

Visit By Joint Staff College of Japan Self Defence Force

08th June 2016 -  On 08 June 2016, a delegation from Joint Staff College of Japan Self Defence Force visited MiDAS. The delegation headed by Vice Admiral Sakata Ryuzo was received by Datuk Azizan Bin Md Delin, Chief Executive of MiDAS.  During the visit the Joint Staff College of Japan Self Defence Force delegation was briefed on MiDAS roles and task that coordinate National Blue Ocean Strategy initiatives and conducts research and analysis on policies related to defence and security. The visit ended with a presentation of memento.

Seminar on Total Defence & Security Development

26 May 2016 -  MiDAS collaborate with Institute of Public Safety of Malaysia (IPSOM) was successfully organized a seminar on Total Defence And Security & Development at Royale Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on 26 May 2016. This seminar was graced by MiDAS Chief Executive - Datuk Azizan Bin Md Delin. The first speaker was Prof Emeritus Tan Sri Dato' Dr Khoo Kay Kim- a national historian from the Department of History University Malaya. He gave talk on "Historical Background and The Public responsibilities Towards HANRUH and KESBAN". The second speaker was Prof Dato' Dr Zakaria bin Haji Ahmad which is MiDAS fellow with his topic "Reflection and Issue Areas of HANRUH and KESBAN". And the last speaker was Prof Dato' Paduka Mohamad bin Abu Bakar delivered the talk on "Malaysia National Security in a Globalised Context: An Insight Into Total Defence and Security & Development".  The seminar was attended by Dato' Dr Lee Bee Phang, CEO of IPSOM, representatives from MAF and also MiDAS Officers and staff .

Visit by National Defence College of the Philipines (NDCP)

18 May 2016 -  On 18 May 2016, a delegation from National Defence College of the Philipines (NDCP) visited MiDAS. The delegation headed by Prof Charithie B Joaquin was received by Brig Gen Toh Choon Siang, Senior Director MBOSC.  During the visit the National Defence College of the Philipines (NDCP) delegation was briefed on MiDAS roles and task that coordinate National Blue Ocean Strategy initiatives and conducts research and analysis on policies related to defence and security. The visit ended with a presentation of memento.

Visit by Command & Staff College Royal Brunei Armed Forces

11 May 2016 -  On 11 May 2016, a delegation from Command & Staff College Royal Brunei Armed Forces visited MiDAS. The delegation headed by Lt Col Shaiful Akhmar bin Mohd Shariff was received by MiDAS Chief Executive, Datuk Azizan Bin Md Delin and MiDAS officers. The Command & Staff College Royal Brunei Armed Forces delegation was briefed on MiDAS roles and task that coordinate National Blue Ocean Strategy initiatives and conducts research and analysis on policies related to defence and security. The visit ended with a presentation of memento.

Handing / Taking Over Ceremony MBOSC Strategy, Development and Implementation Assistant Director

06 May 2016 -  The handing over ceremony of MBOSC-Strategy, Development and Implementation Assistant Director was held at MiDAS HQ, Wisma Pertahanan on 06th March 16. The ceremony took place between the outgoing Strategy, Development and Implementation Assistant DirectorLt Col Shamshor bin Jaafar who handed over duty to the new Strategy, Development and Implementation Assistant Director Lt Col Othman Bin Bahadon. Lt Col Shamshor bin Jaafar was appointed as Directing Staff at Malaysian Armed Force Staff College (MAFSC).  The ceremony was attended by MiDAS Chief Executive: Lt Gen Datuk Azizan Bin Md Delin, Senior Director of MBOSC: Brig Gen Toh Choon Siang, Senior Director of CDSRC: Cik Siti Salmiah Binti Hj Dimyati, MiDAS officers and staff.

Visit by National Defence University (NDU),Pakistan

05 May 2016 -  On 05 May 2016, a delegation from National Defence University (NDU) Pakistan visited MiDAS. The delegation headed by Maj Gen Muhammad Naeem Ashraf was received by MiDAS Chief Executive, Datuk Azizan Bin Md Delin and MiDAS officers. The National Defence University (NDU) Pakistan delegation was briefed on MiDAS roles and task that coordinate National Blue Ocean Strategy initiatives and conducts research and analysis on policies related to defence and security. The visit ended with a presentation of memento.

Putrajaya Forum 2016

18 April 2016 - The Putrajaya Forum is an international forum that is organised every two years by The Malaysian Institute of Defence and Security (MiDAS). This year, it was successfully held at Sunway Putra Hotel, Kuala Lumpur from 18-19 April 2016 and has been conducted concurrently with the 15th Defence Services Asia Exhibition and Conference (15th DSA 2016). The theme for this 4th Putrajaya Forum was "Regional Cooperation in Addressing Security Challenges". It also provides an informal channel for participants to exchange ideas and perspectives thus it directly gave them an insight on their understanding on the issues at large. It was an honour to have the Right Honourable Dato' Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia who graced this event and delivered the Opening Address and subsequently declares The Putrajaya Forum 2016 open. Appreciation and gratitudes to all Speakers and Moderators as well as to all participants for joining and making the 4th Putrajaya Forum 2016 successful.