Mat Sabu tells min­istry staff to ex­er­cise of­ten

New Straits Times - - NEWS -

KUALA LUMPUR: “Ex­er­cise dili­gently.” That was De­fence Min­is­ter Mo­hamad Sabu’s short mes­sage to De­fence Min­istry per­son­nel in con­junc­tion with the Na­tional Sports Day 2018 event here yes­ter­day.

The mes­sage was re­layed by Armed Forces chief Gen­eral Tan Sri Zulk­i­fli Zainal Abidin, who rep­re­sented Mo­hamad at the event.

Mo­hamad was un­able to at­tend as his flight from Kota Baru was de­layed.

He was there to present the Pin­gat Jasa Malaysia to 185 for­mer army per­son­nel.

More than 1,000 min­istry per­son­nel joined the event at the Ke­men­tah camp.

Present were Min­istry sec­re­tary-gen­eral Datuk Hal­imi Ab­dul Manaf, Army chief Gen­eral Datuk Seri Ah­mad Has­bul­lah Mohd Nawawi and Navy chief Ad­mi­ral Tan Sri Ah­mad Ka­marulza­man Ah­mad Badarud­din.

Some 30,000 mem­bers of the armed forces joined the Na­tional Sports Day events in army camps na­tion­wide.

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De­fence Min­is­ter Mo­hamad Sabu pre­sent­ing the Pin­gat Jasa Malaysia to Lance Cor­po­ral (Rtd) Mohd Kasim Has­san, 59, in Kota Baru on Fri­day.

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