Deputy Minister of Defence Tomas Kuchta Met with Minister of Defence of Malaysia
23.06.2014 / 16:15
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).
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
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
At the booth of Ceska Zbrojovka Uhersky Brod
Representatives of Czech companies at the residence of Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Malaysia