The Veterans Confederation of ASEAN Countries, VECONAC is very significant as an access and platform to establish links, share experience and best practices and as an outlet to expand their contribution in championing their cause and purpose. First Admiral Retired Dato Seri Pahlawan Awang Abdul Aziz bin Haji Mohammad Tamit, Acting Minister of Defence made the speech yesterday at the Opening Ceremony for the VECONAC 29th Executive Board Meeting and 16th General Assembly.

A presentation of VECONAC Honorary President medals was held to 8 past and present recipients of President of VECONAC member association handed over by (Retired) First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Awang Abdul Aziz. It was coincided with the presentation of VECONAC Honorary medal by Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Major General Dato Paduka Seri Mohammad Tawih bin Abdullah, the Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces to 9 recipients. One of the recipient receiving the VECONAC Honorary President urged soldiers to be wiser in performing their duties.

Source: Radio Television Brunei