16 Jun '11, 5am

Top Military Award Conferred on Bruneian Energy Minister

Top Military Award Conferred on Bruneian Energy Minister

Brunei's Minister of Energy and former Deputy Defence Minister Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Singamanteri Colonel (Retired) Dato Seri Paduka Awang Haji Mohammad Yasmin bin Haji Umar was conferred Singapore's highest military award, the Darjah Utama Bakti Cemerlang (Tentera) [Distinguished Service Order (Military)], by President S R Nathan at the Istana this afternoon. The medal was awarded to Pehin Yasmin Umar for his outstanding contributions in strengthening the excellent defence ties between Singapore and Brunei as Brunei's Deputy Defence Minister from 2005 to 2010. Pehin Yasmin Umar played an instrumental role in deepening the bilateral relationship through key initiatives such as the Singapore-Brunei Scholars Development Programme, which was established in 2007, as well as the annual Singapore-Brunei Defence Policy Dialogue, which was inaugurated in 2009. These initiative...

Full article: http://www.mindef.gov.sg/imindef/news_and_events/nr/2011/...

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