RBAF Commander conferred Singapore’s Military Award

Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud was conferred Republic of Singapore’s highest military award, the Distinguished Service Order (Military) by Singapore President Halimah binti Yacob at the Istana yesterday.

The RBAF Commander received the award for his role in enhancing the defence relations between the RBAF and the Singapore Armed Forces. Under his leadership, the bilateral military cooperation between both armed forces has rapidly strengthened through various bilateral interactions such as official visits, exercises, and courses, which has further enhanced the professional development of the personnel from both armed forces.

After the investiture ceremony, the RBAF Commander made courtesy calls to Singapore Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen and Singapore Armed Forces Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General Melvyn Ong.

Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud salutes Singapore President Halimah binti Yacob. PHOTO: MINDEF