Gavin Williamson (left) speaking to Mohamad Sabu (centre) at Wisma Pertahanan, Kuala Lumpur. Looking on is General Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi Raja Mohamed Noor (right). PHOTO: BERNAMA

KUALA LUMPUR: United Kingdom Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson paid a courtesy call on new Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu at Wisma Pertahanan here yesterday.

Williamson arrived at 8.50 am and was welcomed by a guard-of-honour mounted by 108 officers and men of the Royal Malay Regiment led by Major Mohd Izhan Ahmad Rashidi.

The Defence Secretary’s visit was aimed at, among others, strengthening the ties between the two countries as well as exchanging and sharing views and information.- Bernama