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Chief of Army says troops ready to maintain public order during general election

February 10, 2018 9:30 AM
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Chief of Army says troops ready to maintain public order during general election

Malaysian soldiers arrive at the venue of the Asean summit in Kuala Lumpur November 21, 2015. Chief of Army Gen Tan Sri Zulkiple Kassim said the army is ready to maintain public order during the elections. — Reuters picPORT DICKSON, Feb 10 — The army is ready to maintain harmony and public order during the 14th general election, said Chief of Army Gen Tan Sri Zulkiple Kassim.

“The strength of our personnel and assets is sufficient to face any eventuality although we have had no special training to handle general elections,” he said at a press conference after a parade at the conclusion of recruit training here today.

Also present was the Deputy Chief of Army Lt Gen Datuk Seri Ahmad Hasbullah Mohd Nawawi.

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Source: themalaymailonline.com

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