Tag: Defence Ministry
The defence ministry says the terms of the contract did not benefit the government.
It particularly wants new MACC chief Latheefa Koya to examine details of the land deal to build the military barracks in Bukit Gedung, Penang.
The government says the ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicles are part of an initiative to aid US allies.
Defence Minister says speculation could jeopardise investigations into procurement, governance, and finance.
This is in addition to a report to MACC in February on 2 projects involving the construction of army camps in Paloh, Johor, and Hutan Melintang, Perak.
Najib says it is 'interesting' that the then PM, finance minister and defence minister are all now part of Pakatan Harapan.
However, Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu declines to say anything more as the matter is under MACC investigation.
Defence minister's office says two companies seeking to supply furniture and bus services were not issued with support letters by the minister or the ministry.
Special officer to the defence minister Mohd Nasaie Ismail speaks of political interference in the Paloh and Hutan Melintang army camps.
The group of ex-servicemen says action should be taken even if those involved have since retired.
Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu says the white paper will inform the people of the country's defence policy for the short and long term.
It says picture of Mat Sabu, with a helicopter in background, was taken during an official visit to Slim Camp in Cameron Highlands on Jan 9 and the soldiers were not voters in the by-election.
Deputy Defence Minister Liew Chin Tong says the ministry will not contribute to a verbal war and that it wants to de-escalate tensions.
Irwan Serigar Abdullah's rank as honorary major-general in the Territorial Army Regiment was revoked on May 31 this year.
PAS candidate Mohd Nazari Mokhtar's call for Deputy Defence Minister Liew Chin Tong to be replaced smacks of racism and is intended to appeal to those who cannot accept a non-Malay in the defence ministry.
Mior Rosli says he will continue his criticism until ministers like Mohamad Sabu shape up.
The deputy defence minister says Mohamad Sabu's aide received legitimate help from friends and family members to clear his debts.
Patriot president Arshad Raji says the defence minister shouldn't reveal the Royal Malaysian Air Force's level of preparedness.
The defence minister says the former leader is not being a gentleman.
Troops sent to Saudi Arabia only to help evacuate Malaysians from Yemen, not to take part in Middle East conflict, says Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu.
Chairman Ambrin Buang says other ministries will be investigated based on information received.
It says this is due to the minister's tight schedule.
This was confirmed after FMT was given a tour of the compound of a private company with contracts with the defence ministry.
Patriot backs move by the new government to exorcise 'the ghosts of corruption'.
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