41ST GENERAL BORDER COMMITTEE MALAYSIA - INDONESIA (GBC MALINDO)
The Minister of Defence, Hon. Mohamad bin Sabu, undertook a working visit to the Republic of Indonesia from 14 to 15 November 2018. During his visit, the Defence Minister and his counterpart, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Indonesia, H.E. General (Rtd) Ryamizard Ryacudu co-chaired the 41ST GENERAL BORDER COMMITTEE MALAYSIA - INDONESIA (GBC MALINDO) held in Bali, Indonesia.
The Committee holds its meeting once a year, alternately in Indonesia and Malaysia. In conjunction with the 41st GBC MALINDO, both Ministers accompanied by their respective delegations also held a closed-door discussion. Following the 41st GBC MALINDO meeting, both Ministers reaffirmed the strong commitment of both countries to boost the security and improve the socioeconomic and livelihood along the common border. A principal point of discussion was to intensify joint operations and enhance information exchange in order to provide confidence to the population along the common border.