The 15th Langkawi Aerospace and International Maritime Exhibition currently being held for 5 days until the 30th of this month at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre, Langkawi. It is jointly organised by the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Transport, Malaysia.

Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yusof, the Second Minister of Defence, attended the exhibition at the invitation of Yang Berhormat Haji Mohamad bin Sabu, the Minister of Defence of Malaysia. Meanwhile, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Abdul Mutalib bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohammad Yusof, the Minister of Transportation and info-communications, attended the exhibition on the invitation of Yang Berhormat Anthony Loke Siew Fook, the Minister of Transport of Malaysia.

The exhibition was officiated at by Yang Amat Berhormat Tun Doctor Mahathir bin Mohamad, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, yesterday. It showcases various maritime and aerospace defence products as well as commercial and technology products. During the visit, both ministers held separate bilateral meetings with their respective counterparts. In a meeting between the Second Minister of Defence and the Minister of Defence of Malaysia; both sides confirmed the good bilateral relations between the two countries, and also discussed potential fields for defence cooperation. Meanwhile, in the meeting between the Minister of Transportation and info-communications, and the Minister of Transport of Malaysia, both sides discussed efforts on strengthening border crossing cooperation in the land transport, air and maritime sectors.

Source: Radio Television Brunei