Friday, July 3, 2009

Two High Ranking AFP Officials visited Singapore, gave courtesy call to Ministry of Defense

    The Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, General (GEN) Alexander Yano and Flag Officer in Command, Philippine Navy, Vice-Admiral (VADM) Ferdinand S. Golez was in Singapore last February three-day introductory visit as part of their new post.

    They meet with Minister for Defence Teo Chee Hean at the Ministry of Defence as a courtesy call.

    General Yano also meet with Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant-General Desmond Kuek and visited the Army's Headquarters Training and Doctrine. While Vice-Admiral Golez meet with Chief of Navy, Rear-Admiral Chew Men Leong and visited the Changi Naval Base.

    The visit underscores the warm and friendly defence ties between Singapore and the Philippines. Besides the exchange of visits, both defense forces also interact regularly through courses and other professional exchanges.

    Source: Mindef Singapore

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