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Deputy Minister of Defence Tomas Kuchta Met with Minister of Defence of Malaysia

Deputy Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic, Mr. Tomas Kuchta, discussed on April 14-16, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur with Minister of Defence of Malaysia, Mr. Hishammuddin Tun Hussein and the supreme commanders of the Malaysia Defence Forces further cooperation in defence and security areas between the Czech Republic and Malaysia.

Deputy Minister Kuchta  visited Malaysia in connection with the Czech Republic´s official participation in the  Defence Services Asia 2014, which is ranked as one of the top five defence shows in the world.

Czech Deputy Minister held talks  also with his counterpart Deputy Minister of Defence of Malaysia Mr. Abdul Rahim bin Bakri, Chief of Defence Force of Malaysia Gen. Dr. Zulkefli bin Mohd Zain, Chief of Army of Malaysia  Gen. Raja Mohamed Affandi, and Vice Chancellor of National Defence University of Malaysia Gen. Zulkifli bin Haji Zainal Abidin.

During the discussions, Malaysian officials praised the technological level and utility value of defence equipment, which  the Czech Republic supplied to Malaysia.

The Czech Republic was represented at the DSA 2014  by a 33 people strong business mission, consisting of 16 companies showcasing products ranging from radar technology, communications equipment, hand guns, ammunition, optical instruments, cables,  lighting devices, individual protection equipment, etc.  Czech official participation was supported by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic and the Defence and Security Industry Association of the Czech Republic.

Deputy Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic  Mr. Tomas Kuchta (centre) with Minister of Defence of Malaysia  Mr. Hishammudin Tun Hussein. Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Malaysia Mr. Rudolf Hykl (left).

Deputy Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic  Mr. Tomas Kuchta (centre) with Minister of Defence of Malaysia  Mr. Hishammudin Tun Hussein. Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Malaysia Mr. Rudolf Hykl (left).

Signing of the Guest Book after the meeting with Chief of Defence Force of Malaysia  Gen. Dr. Zulkefli bin Mohd Zain (left)

Signing of the Guest Book after the meeting with Chief of Defence Force of Malaysia  Gen. Dr. Zulkefli bin Mohd Zain (left)

Discussion with Chief of Army of Malaysia  Gen. Raja Mohamed Affandi

Discussion with Chief of Army of Malaysia  Gen. Raja Mohamed Affandi

Meeting with Deputy Minister of Defence of Malaysia Mr.  Abdul Rahim bin Bakri

Meeting with Deputy Minister of Defence of Malaysia Mr.  Abdul Rahim bin Bakri

With Czech exhibitors at the Czech Republic National Pavillion at the DSA 2014

With Czech exhibitors at the Czech Republic National Pavillion at the DSA 2014

At the booth of Ceska Zbrojovka Uhersky Brod

At the booth of Ceska Zbrojovka Uhersky Brod

Representatives of Czech companies  at the residence of Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Malaysia

Representatives of Czech companies  at the residence of Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Malaysia