30th March 2023 -Malaysian Institute of Defence and Security (MiDAS) hosted a visit by a delegation of Canadian Forces College (CFC) National Security Programme (NSP) led by Major-General G.R. Smith on 30 March 2023.
The programme entitled Defence and Security Outlook in the ASEAN Region-United Kingdom's Perspective began with an opening remarks by Mej Gen. Dato' Hj Ya'cob bin Samiran, Chief Executive of MiDAS. The Chief Executive thanked the Baroness for including MiDAS in her pact schedule in Malaysia.
They were received by Chief Executive of MiDAS, Major General Dato' Hj Ya'cob Bin Hj Samiran, Brigadier General Fadzillah bt Abdullah, Director General of Defence Training, Malaysian Armed Forces Headquarters and Mr Noor Hisham bin Rosle, Senior Director of Comprehensive Defence & Security Research Centre, MiDAS.
The visit includes briefings on Defence White Paper by Dr. Syed Mohamad Syakir bin Syed Omar, Assistant Secretary from Policy and Strategic Planning Division at the Ministry of Defence Malaysia, the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) by Lt Kol Zamri bin Taib@Mat Arif TUDM, the Malaysian Armed Forces: Roles And Organisation from by Kdr Mohd Kamal Alhady b Kamaruddin TLDM, Defence Planning Division of Malaysian Armed Forces Headquarters, the Malaysia’s Security Outlook by Mr.Ahmad Tajuddin bin Mohd Said from MiDAS and also Canadian Armed Forces Overview by Major-General G.R. Smith. The visit ended with an exchange of mementoes and a photo session.