Kuala Lumpur, December 4, 2019 - Defence Minister YB Mohamad bin Sabu officiating and presented of the Diploma of Malaysian Command and Staff Course Series 48/2019 at the Ministry of Defence Auditorium today.

At the graduation ceremony, 165 students comprising 99 Army students, 33 RMAF and RMN graduates completed the three-semester course that took almost a year of study. These graduates will receive a Certificate of Psc (Passed Staff College) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic and Defence Studies.

Major Kamarul Bahrin bin Razali RRR was nominated for the Malaysian Armed Forces Staff College (MAFSC) Award (Best overall Participant of Series MCSDC 48/2019), followed by three other recipients, UPNM Award (Academic Module), Lt Cdr Melvinderjit Singh Walia RMN, Commandant Award (Commandant Paper), Major Abang Raduan bin Abi Madihi RMAF and Haigate Award (Military Module) Major Mohammad Firdaus bin Saad RAMD.

Also present were Chief of Air Force, General Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Hj Affendi bin (RMAF), UPNM Vice-Chancellor, Lieutenant-General Dato Haji Abdul Halim bin Haji Jalal, MTAT Commander, Brigadier-General Dato Mohd Sofi bin Md Lepi, MAF officers as well as family members of the course.