News & Events

Visit by Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

21 December 2017 - Visit by Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - HE Mahmoud HUssien Saeed Qattan was received by Chief Executive of MiDAS Lt Gen Dato' Suhaimi bin Mohd Zuki on 21st September 17. HE Mahmoud HUssien Saeed Qattan 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 publication.

MiDAS Executive Dialogue 7/2017

17 Nov 2017 - MiDAS Executive Dialogue Serial 7/2017 titled “Terrorism In The Bastion of Moderation” was successfully organised by the Malaysian Institute of Defence and Security (MiDAS) on the 17th Nov 2017 at MiDAS Auditorium, Ministry of Defence, Kuala Lumpur. The talk was delivered by Dr. Mohamed Nawab bin Mohamed Osman, Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Malaysia Programme from S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore. It generated a healthy discussion with participants posing numerous questions that require in-depth and detailed information from the speakers. The talk ended with exchange of memento.

Handing/Taking Over Ceremony of TMA Director

31 Oct 2017 -  The handing over ceremony of CDSRC Traditional Military Affairs (TMA) Director was held at MiDAS on 31 Oct 17. The ceremony took place between the outgoing Traditional Military Affairs (TMA) Director, First Admiral Yeow Ho Siong who handed over duty to the new TMA Director Kept Ee (Yee) Tai Peng. The ceremony was attended by MiDAS Chief Executive: Lt Gen Dato' Suhaimi Bin Hj Mohd Zuki , Senior Director of CDSRC: Ms Siti Salmiah binti Hj Dimyati, Senior Director of MBOSC: Brig Gen Abdul Malik bin Jiran, MiDAS officers and staff.

Courtesy Call by Imam Asim Hafiz, Islamic Religious Advisor to Chief of the Defence Staff & Service Chiefs UK

12 Oct 2017- Imam Asim Hafiz OBE MA, Islamic Religious Advisor to Chief of the Defence Staff & Service Chiefs UK made a courtesy call to MiDAS.  Imam Asim and his delegation were received by Lt Gen Dato’ Suhaimi Bin Hj Mohd Zuki, Chief Executive of MiDAS.  Subsequently, the UK Delegation were hosted to a roundtable discussion chaired by Chief Executive of MiDAS that includes numerous officers of MiDAS. The delegation were also 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.

MiDAS Executive Dialogue 6/2017

10 Oct 2017 - MiDAS Dialogue Serial 6/2017 titled “North Korean War Threat: Nuclear,Ballistic Missile and Military Provocations” was successfully organised by the Malaysian Institute of Defence and Security (MiDAS) on the 10th October 2017 at MiDAS Auditorium, Ministry of Defence, Kuala Lumpur. The talk were delivered by Dr. Hoo Chiew Ping, Senior Lecturer from National University of Malaysia (UKM) and Mr Shahriman Lockman, Senior Analyst from Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia. It generated a healthy discussion with participants posing numerous questions that require in-depth and detailed information from the speakers. The talk ended with exchange of memento.

Handing / Taking Over Ceremony of MBOSC Senior Director and MBOSC Strategy & Implementation Director

27 Sept 2017 -  The handing over ceremony of MBOSC Senior Director and MBOSC Strategy & Implementation Director was held at MiDAS on 27 Sept 17. The ceremony took place between the outgoing MBOSC Senior Director, Brig Gen Toh Choon Siang who handed over duty to the new Senior Director Brig gen Abd Malik bin Jiran and also the outgoing MBOSC Strategy & Implementation Director, Col Nordin bin Rijaludin TUDM who handed over duty to the new Director Col Hamidi bin Hashim TUDM. The ceremony was attended by MiDAS Chief Executive: Lt Gen Dato' Suhaimi Bin Hj Mohd Zuki , Senior Director of CDSRC: Ms Siti Salmiah binti Hj Dimyati, MiDAS officers and staff.

Visit by Director General Military Training of Pakistan Army

19 September 2017 - Visit by Director General Military Training of Pakistan Army- Maj Gen Mohamad Chiragh Haider was received by Chief Executive of MiDAS Lt Gen Dato' Suhaimi bin Mohd Zuki on 19th September 17. The Director General 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 Maj Gen Mohamad Chiragh Haider with MiDAS Coin.

Courtesy Call by Dep Secretary Strategic Policy and Intelligence Dept of Defence Australia

5 July 2017- Ms Rebecca Skinner, Deputy Secretary Strategic Policy and Intelligence Department of Defence Australia made a courtesy call to MiDAS.  She and her delegation were received by Lt Gen Dato’ Suhaimi Bin Hj Mohd Zuki, Chief Executive of MiDAS.  Subsequently, the Australia Delegation were hosted to a roundtable discussion chaired by Chief Executive of MiDAS that includes numerous officers of MiDAS. The delegation were also 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 her with MiDAS's publication.