Close bilateral relations between Brunei Darussalam and Malaysia in the field of defence was further strengthened with a visit by the Chief of Defence Forces, Malaysia Armed Forces to the country.

Yesterday morning, His Excellency General Tan Sri Dato' Seri Panglima Haji Zulkifli bin Haji Zainal Abidin visited the Ministry of Defence in Bolkiah Garrison. His Excellency was welcomed by Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Second Minister of Defence and Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces, RBAF, and accorded with a Guard of Honour. His Excellency was appointed as the 20th Chief of Defence Forces of Malaysia on the 20th of June this year.

Source: Radio Television Brunei