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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.


Board Of Governors Meeting

17 March 2016 - The 12th Board of Governors Meeting was held at Bunga Raya Meeting Room, Wisma Pertahanan on 17th March 2016. The meeting was chaired by the Minister Of Defence: Y.B Dato' Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussien and attended by Deputy Minister of Defence: Y.B. Dato Wira Mohd Johari Bin Baharum, Chief of Defence Forces: General Tan Sri Dato' Sri (Dr.) Zulkifeli Bin Mohd Zin, Chief Of Army: YM General Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi bin Raja Mohamed Noor, Chief Of Navy: Admiral Dato' Seri Panglima Ahmad Kamarulzaman Bin Haji Ahmad Badaruddin, Chief Of Air Force: General Tan Sri Dato' Sri Hj Roslan bin Saad, Deputy Secretary General (Management): Dato' Mohammad Foad bin Haji Abdullah, UPNM Vice Chancellor: General Tan Sri Dato' Seri Panglima Hj. Zulkifli bin Hj. Zainal Abidin, Chief Executive of MiDAS: Lt Gen Datuk Azizan bin Md Delin and other senior officials for Ministry of Defence.



Handing / Taking Over Ceremony MBOSC Training and Research Director

15 March 2016 -  The handing over ceremony of MBOSC Training and Research Director was held at MiDAS HQ, Wisma Pertahanan on 15th March 16. The ceremony took place between the outgoing Training and Research Director, Col Zulkefli bin Hj Abdullah who handed over duty to the new Training and Research Director Col Dr. Jainudin Bin Awang. Col Zulkefli bin Hj Abdullah was appointed as Chief Information Officer at UPNM.  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 to MCTC Pangkalan TLDM,LUMUT

09 March 2016Brig Gen Toh Choon Siang, Senior Director of MBOSC visited Military Community Transformation Centre (MCTC), Pangkalan TLDM, Lumut on 09th March 2016. The aim of the visit is to observe the developments of the project and to identify any challenges faced by all the agencies that collaborate in implementing NBOS initiatives. MCTC is one of the initiative under National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS) 8 involved MAF.  MCTC Pangkalan TLDM, Lumut has many outlets including library, gymnasium, kindergarten, Koperasi Tentera and few shops with the aim to provide services to the MAF families and nearby public. During this visit, officers from the Department of Agriculture (Ipoh and Manjung), MARDI, FAMA, the Fisheries Department has participated.





Visit To Community Rehabilitation Centre (CRC) Kem Sultan Abdul Halim,Jitra

10 March 2016Visit to Community Rehabilitation Centre (CRC) Kem Sultan Abdul Halim, Jitra by Senior Director of MBOSC, Brig Gen Toh Choon Siang on 10th March 2016. The aim of the visit is to look at the progress for all programme under the CRC. This CRC run agriculture, aquaculture, and rearing ayam kampung with the ultimate aim to provide multiple skill to the ODS for them to use after release from the CRC. Representatives from various agencies has participates in this visit such as Prison Department, MADA, FAMA, Kedah Department of Agriculture, Kedah Fisheries Department, Malaysian Pineapple Industry Board,MKTD – OPLAT, MSS Sg Petani dan 6 RAMD .


Courtesy Call By Indonesia Army Defence Attache

3 March 2016 - Lt Gen Datuk Azizan Bin Md Delin, Chief Executive of MiDAS received a courtesy call by Indonesian Army Defence Attache, Col Iwan Bambang Setiawan on 3rd March 2016. The DA 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 the DA with MiDAS Coin.


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