Brunei military chief makes farewell call on Singapore's defence minister
- POSTED: 30 Dec 2013 17:51
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Brunei's armed forces commander Major-General Aminuddin Ihsan Abidin, on his farewell visit to Singapore, called on Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen at the defence ministry on Monday.
SINGAPORE: Brunei's armed forces commander Major-General Aminuddin Ihsan Abidin called on Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen at the defence ministry on Monday.
Earlier, he called on Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General Ng Chee Meng and inspected a guard-of-honour.
The Bruneian armed forces commander is on his farewell visit to Singapore from 29 to 31 December 2013.
A ministry statement on Monday said the visit underscores the strong and long-standing bilateral defence ties between Singapore and Brunei.
Under Major-General Aminuddin's leadership, interactions between the armed forces of the two countries have grown in scope, with the two sides being engaged in a wide range of activities including bilateral exercises, regular visits and professional exchanges.
The interactions have enhanced the professionalism of the two armed forces, said the statement.
In recognition of his significant contributions towards strengthening ties between the two armed forces, Major-General Aminuddin was conferred Singapore's highest military award, the Darjah Utama Bakti Cemerlang (Tentera), in April 2012.