Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Their Majesties the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (the Supreme Ruler) of Malaysia, Tuanku Abd Halim Muadzam Shah and the Raja Permaisuri Agong (the Supreme Queen), Tuanku Hajah Haminah graced the Defense Services Asia (DSA) Exhibition held at Putra World Trade Center (PWTC). The arrival of the royal couple at 10.30 am were received by Defense Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Chief of the Armed Forces, Tan Sri Zulkifeli Mohd Zin and other seniors Defense Officers. This is His Majesty's first visit to a world-class exhibition since his Installation as the 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong.

His Majesty also visited the pavilions of various countries including Russia, Turkey and the United Kingdom as well as those run by local companies. 850 local and overseas defence industry firms are showcasing their products and services. Their Majesties were also taken on a tour of the venue where the replicas of several defence equipment were on display including the Airbus Military A400M aircraft, the Eurocopter and several other aircraft. Among other programs during the two-hour visit was a rescue demonstration conducted by the armed forces as well as briefing by company officials.

His Majesty the Sultan of Brunei, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah also attended the exhibition. The Exhibition will takes place from 16th to 19th April 2012.

picture from Bernama



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