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Courtesy Call By HE Datuk Iskandar Bin Sarudin

22 January 2016 -  Lt Gen Datuk Azizan Bin Md Delin, Chief Executive of MiDAS received a courtesy call by HE Datuk Iskandar Bin Sarudin on 22 January 16. Datuk Iskandar previously appointed as ambassador of Malaysia to Republic Of China, Mongolia, Indonesia, Philippines and few other countries. Based on his experiences, Board Of Governor members appointed him to be one of the MiDAS's fellow. During the session, Datuk Iskandar 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 MiDAS publications.

Round Table Discussion With ICRC

20 Jan 2016 - MiDAS was honoured to receive a visit from International Committee of The Red Cross Kuala Lumpur Regional Delegation representative Mr Kirby Abbott and Mr Satwant Singh, on 20th Jan 2016. During the visit, a round-table discussion led by Chief Executive of MiDAS, Lt Gen Datuk Azizan bin Md Delin was held to expand the networking capacity of both institutions. As a token of appreciation, the head of delegation was presented with MiDAS publications.

Exhibition during Prime Minister Innovation Award 2015 (AIPM 2015) and Public Sector Innovation Award 2015(AISA 2015)

On 16 th Dec 2015, MiDAS has been working with Prison Department, Ministry of Agriculture and MARDI to showcase the Community Rehabilitation Programme(CRP) during the exhibition in conjunction  with the AIPM and AISA 2015 prize giving ceremony. The participation in the exhibition is due to the CRP initiative that was listed as the AIPM 2015 finalist along with 2 other initiatives. In addition, MiDAS also involved in showcasing MAF-RMP Joint Patrol initiative which won the AIPM 2010 title.

Roundtable Discussion With NIDS, Ministry of Defence, Japan

16 Dec 2015 - MiDAS was honoured to receive a visit from Mr Hideo Tomikawa, Senior Fellow of The National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS), Ministry of Defense, Japan on 16th Dec 2015. During the visit, a round-table discussion led by Puan Siti Salmiah Binti Hj Dimyati, Senior Director CDSRC was held to exchange views on some key regional security issues. As a token of appreciation, the head of delegation was presented with MiDAS coin.

Urban Farming Course at MARDI, Serdang

27 Nov 2015 -  Urban farming course was held at MARDI HQ Serdang on 27 Nov 2015. The course was attended by Chief Executive of MiDAS, officers and spouses, and staff. During the course, participants were given an overview of urban farming by En. Wan Zaki, Deputy Director of Herbs.

Handing Over A&DD Asisstant Director Ceremony

29 July 2016 -  The handing over ceremony of A&DD Assistant Director was held at MiDAS HQ, Wisma Pertahanan on 29th July 16. The ceremony took place between the outgoing A&DD Assistant Director, Mej Hishamudin A. Rahim who handed over duty to the new Assistant Director Mej Safarin bin Mohd Saad Mej Hishamudin A. Rahim was appointed as Second In-Command Officer at 74 Batalion KPD, Sungai Besi Camp.  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 Sekolah Staf & Komando TNI Angkatan Udara (SESKOAU) Delegates

14 September 2016 -  On 14th September 2016, delegation from Sekolah Staf & Komando TNI - Angkatan Udara (SESKOAU) visited MiDAS. The delegation headed by Marsekal Muda TNI Dedy Nita Komara was received by Lt Gen Datuk Azizan bin Md Delin, Chief Executive of MiDAS.  The SESKOAU delegation was given on MiDAS roles and tasks. The briefing deliberated on the conducts of research and analysis on policies related to defence and security, and National Blue Ocean Strategy initiatives coordinate by the Ministy of Defence Malaysia. It generated a healthy question and answer session. The visit ended with exchange of memento.

 

Courtesy Call by Special Adviser to Director General for International Relations and Strategy (DGRIS)

30 August 2016 - Lt Gen Datuk Azizan Bin Md Delin, Chief Executive of MiDAS received a courtesy call by by Special Adviser to Director General for International Relations and Strategy (DGRIS), Dr on 30th August 2016. Dr. Nicolas Regaud 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.