Malaysia Receives New Defence Minister

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Malaysia has received a new Minister of Defence in a recent cabinet reshuffle, with Mohamed Khaled Nordin now holding Malaysia’s defence portfolio. Mohamed Khaled takes over from Mohamad Hasan, who is now Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Mohamed Khaled started his first day in office on Dec 15 and was accompanied by Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) chief Gen Mohammad Ab Rahman, Chief of Army Gen Muhammad Hafizuddeain Jantan, Chief of Navy Adm Abdul Rahman and Chief of Air Force Gen Mohd Asghar Khan Goriman Khan. shp/adj/dl (Pix:Malaysia Mindef)