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UNITED KINGDOM, 12 September 2023 – Minister of Defence Malaysia, YB Dato’ Seri Utama Haji Mohamad bin Haji Hasan is currently conducting an official visit to the United Kingdom. The visit was at the invitation of his previous counterpart, H.E. Ben Wallace, the former Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom.

KUALA LUMPUR, 6 September 2023 – The Minister of Defence, YB Dato’ Seri Utama Haji Mohamad bin Haji Hasan, presided over and officiated the Chief of Defence Force Handover of Duty Ceremony, marking the transition of leadership from General Tan Sri Affendi Buang RMAF to General Tan Sri Mohammad Ab Rahman.

KUALA LUMPUR, 11 September 2023 – The Ministry of Defence, in collaboration with the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF), is delighted to announce the Jiwa Murni programme. This initiative is aimed at the restoration and renovation of the Abu Hurairah surau (prayer room) through a collaborative effort with the Zoology Malaysia Association and Bank Islam Berhad, with the goal of providing enhanced facilities for Zoo Negara visitors.

KUALA LUMPUR, 6 September 2023 – Minister of Defence, YB Dato’ Seri Utama Haji Mohamad bin Haji Hasan witnessed and officiated the 30th Chief of Army Conferment of Rank and Handover of Duty Ceremony.

SELANGOR, 7 September 2023 – The Cakna Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi Pertahanan programme, organized by the Science & Technology Research Institute for Defence (STRIDE), will persist in its implementation to foster students' engagement in the field of Science and Technology, particularly emphasizing defence research.

KEDAH, 4 September 2023 – The efforts to enhance the welfare of MAF Veterans remains to be a top priority.