Chief of Royal Malaysian Air Force calls on Singapore defence minister

Chief of Royal Malaysian Air Force calls on Singapore defence minister

SINGAPORE - The Chief of Air Force of the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) General (GEN) Tan Sri Dato' Sri Rodzali bin Daud called on Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen at the Ministry of Defence on Thursday morning.

GEN Rodzali, who is in Singapore on a farewell visit from August 6 to 8, had earlier called on Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General Ng Chee Meng and Chief of Air Force Major-General Hoo Cher Mou after inspecting the Guard of Honour.

Both the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) and the RMAF interact regularly through professional exchanges, courses and exercises such as those under the ambit of the Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA).

Of note, RSAF and RMAF fighters operated out of each other's air bases during the FPDA Exercise Bersama Lima 2013. Both air forces, together with those of Indonesia and Thailand, also conduct Eyes in the Sky combined maritime air patrols to enhance the security in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore.

ljessica@sph.com.sg

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