The East Asia Security Outlook Seminar is an annual program organised by the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, Ministry of Defence, act as a platform for discussion between defence and safety officers on issues related to regional defence and security. The 11th seminar was held yesterday at the Ministry of Defence.

Present was Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Second Minister of Defence. His Excellency Ong Keng Yong, Deputy Executive Chairman of S.Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, and former ASEAN Secretary General as the keynote speaker shared his view on the strategic trends in the East Asia region. The seminar's panel members comprised of higher education institutions speakers from Singapore, Japan, China and United Kingdom. The atmosphere and challenges around East Asia as well as the security implications of new technologies were discussed at the seminar. Also present was Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, the Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces, RBAF.

Source: Radio Television Brunei