Defence Ministers Ng Eng Hen, Hishammuddin Hussein reaffirm Singapore-Malaysia ties | Singapore Informer

SINGAPORE: Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen met with Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein on Saturday (May 30) on the sidelines of the 14th Shangri-La Dialogue.

Singapore’s Ministry of Defence said both Ministers reaffirmed the close and long-standing defence relations between Singapore and Malaysia, and their strong commitment to the Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA).

They also discussed the need to cooperate and step up efforts to deal with the threat posed by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

Dr Ng also held meetings with ministers and senior officials from Spain, Thailand, Timor-Leste, the United Kingdom and the United States, and hosted a breakfast for ministers from the FPDA countries on Saturday morning.

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