08 Oktober 2011
MalBru Setia 2011 was held in Miri, Serawak (photo : Brunei MoD)
Bandar Seri Begawan - Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) and Royal Malay Regiment military exercise dubbed MalBru Setia 2010/2011 which was held in Miri, Sarawak, since September 27 has achieved its objective in upgrading the skills, knowledge and professionalism of army personnel between the two forces and most importantly it has strengthened relationship between them.
MalBru Setia exercise had recently concluded with an official closing ceremony by the Deputy Chief of Malaysian Army, Lieutenant General Dato' Seri Panglima Ahmad Hasbullah bin Haji Mohd Nawawi, held at the enemy defence area of Kampong Sungai Nyalau, Bintulu, Sarawak.
Twenty-six officers and 437 other rank personnel comprising 134 personnel from Royal Brunei Land Force and 329 personnel from Royal Malay Regiment based in Miri took part in this exercise.
MalBru/BruMal Setia is a training exercise conducted alt a battalion-level every two years. It is held alternately between the two countries.
This year is the 10th series of the exercise.
The first exercise was conducted in 1993 in Miri, Sarawak. The next training exercise will be held in Brunei Darussalam in 2013.