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