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Prestigious military award conferred on Brunei air chief

Published on May 7, 2014 4:52 PM

A prestigious military award has been conferred on the commander of the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF), Brigadier-General Wardi Abdul Latip, by President Tony Tan Keng Yam.

The Pingat Jasa Gemilang (Tentera), or Meritorious Service Medal (Military), was presented to him by Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Wednesday afternoon, the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) said in a press statement.

The air chief received the award for his significant contributions in fostering excellent defence ties between the air forces of both countries.

Under Brig-Gen Wardi's leadership, the long-standing friendship and professional cooperation between the RBAirF and the RSAF have grown from strength to strength, Mindef said.

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