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The Malaysian Armed Forces Defence College (MAFDC) Course of 38/2018 conducted Field Study Visit to Boustead Naval Shipyards (BNS) and Royal Malaysian Navy Western Fleet Headquarters (WFHQ) from 15 to 17 August 2018. The delegation of 55 personnel comprises of the Commandant, Members of DS Council, Course Participants and Malaysia National University lecturers. MAFDC field study visit to local defence industry namely Boustead Naval Shipyards (BNS) on 15 Aug 2018.
On the 16 Aug 2018, MAFDC delegation was given opportunity to follow RMN ships sailed to Strait of Melaka for WFHQ monthly sea exercise code name Pangkor War. The delegation had the opportunity witnessing various sea evolutions conducted by RMN ships. Subsequently, the delegation was given a brief on WFHQ’s organisation, task and challenges on 17 Aug 2018.
The Chief of Defence Force, General Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Panglima Hj Zulkifli bin Hj Zainal Abidin delivered his Keynote Address to the Malaysian Armed Forces Defence College Course Participants Serial 38/2018 on 13 Aug 18. The title of his presentation was The Malaysian Armed Forces: Strategies, Capabilities and Challenges. He spent two hours for the presentation including questions and answers session..
3rd May 18 – An Award-giving ceremony to the Best Employee for the First Quarter of 2018 was held at Dataran Tadbir on 3rd May 18. The Award aims to honour the employee who had performed well in their job for the first quarter of 2018. The recipient of the award is Encik Abu Bakar bin Abd Jalil.
On completion of the award giving ceremony, a birthday celebration was held to celebrate 15 staff that were born in the month of Jan up to Apr. The cake cutting ceremony was graced by the Commandant.
The 2nd Diners’ Club for MAFDC Course Serial 38/2018 was successfully conducted on 26 June 2018 at the Bangi-Putrajaya Hotel, Selangor. The guest speaker was Distinguished Professor Datuk Dr Shamsul Amri bin Baharuddin, Director of Institute of Ethnic Studies (KITA). He presented a talk entitled “Making Sense of Ethnic Relations and National Security” followed by questions and answers session. Among the invited guests who attended the event was ACOS Planning and Development, RMN HQ. The Diners’ Club is part of the course program that enabled course participants to interact with prominent personalities on related topics such as security, economic or current national issues in line with regional and global perspectives.
The Chief of Navy, Admiral Tan Sri Ahmad Kamarulzaman bin Hj Ahmad Badaruddin delivered his Keynote Address to the Malaysian Armed Forces Defence College Course Participants Serial 38/2018 on 14 May 18. The title of his presentation was The RMN: Strategy and Concept of Development – Turning Challenges into Opportunities. He spent two hours for the presentation including questions and answers session.
The Malaysian Armed Forces Defence College (MAFDC) Course of 38/2018 conducted Regional Field Study (RFS) to the Philippines from 23 to 27 April 2018. The delegation of 59 personnel comprises of the Commandant, Members of DS Council, Course Participants and Malaysia National University lecturers. The RFS in the Philippines starts with the visit to National Defence College of the Philippines (NDCP). The MAFDC Commandant pay a courtesy call to President of NDCP Rear Admiral Roberto Q Estioko Afp (Ret). There were five separates briefing were given during the visit to NDCP. The first briefing was on Information and NDCP Institutional Brief. This briefing was given by the Chief Academic Affairs Division of NDCP Mr Rostum J Bautista, who also a graduate of NDCP. The second briefing was on Curriculum Brief and courses offered in NDCP. The other three briefings from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine Foreign Relation with ASEAN and Department of Foreign Affairs by Assistant Secretary Millicent Cruz-Parades from the Office of Asia and Pacific Affairs. MAFDC regional field study visit include local defence industry and The Arms Corporation of the Philippines (ARMSCOR) was chosen. The ARMSCOR Corporate Manager conducted the briefings and the delegation was also given the chances to conduct small arms firing using the small arms and ammunition produced by the ARMSCOR.
The Chief of Air Force, Gen Tan Sri Dato Sri Hj Affendi bin Buang RMAF delivered his Keynote Address to the Malaysian Armed Forces Defence College Course Participants Serial 38/2018 on 4 May 18. The title of his presentation was The RMAF: Capabilities and Future Prospects. He spent two hours for the presentation including questions and answers session. This was the first keynote address that has been planned throughout the year.
Delegates from Kenya National Defence College have visited MAFDC on 16 Apr 18. The delegation consisted of 14 officers and Course Participants led by Brig Jen John Migui Waweru, Senior Directing Staff (Navy). The briefing was delivered by Lt Kol Hashim bin Osman, ADS Army and followed by a question and answers session.
Delegates from Fiji led by His Excellency Honourable Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, Fiji's Minister of Defence and National Security visited MAFDC on 18 Apr 18. The delegation comprised of 9 officers and was accompanied by 5 MAF and RMP officers. The purpose of the visit was in conjuction with the DSA and NATSEC 2018 exhibition and to meet with the MAFDC Course Participant Serial 38/2018 from Fiji.