KUALA LUMPUR, 16 Dec - The MAF members stationed in Wisma Pertahanan, Kuala Lumpur today attended the Handing and Taking Over of the Malaysian Chief of Defence Force (CDF) between the outgoing 18th CDF, Gen Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr. Hj Zulkifeli Mohd Zin and the in-coming new 19th CDF, Jen Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi Raja Mohamed Noor. The ceremony was officially witnessed by YB Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein, the Defence Minister at the MINDEF Auditorium.
The 19th CDF, Jen Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi Raja Mohamed Noor then took the stage to address the officers and personnel. He solemnly pledged to discharged his duty and responsibility with the utmost dignity and ability for the sake of the nation and the nation. Jen Tan sri Raja Mohamed Affandi bin Raja Mohamed Noor also thanked Allah Al-Mighty, His Majesty the King and the Government for the trust in giving him the opportunity to lead the MAF.
Jen Tan Sri Dato' Sri (Dr.) Haji zulkifeli bin Mohd Zin was then given the customary street lining farewell before leaving the Defence Ministry.
The MAF wishes the 18th CDF all the best and welcomes YM General Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi bin Raja Mohamed Noor, the 19th CDF.