12 Boats For ESSCom From US

12:04:00 AM
SANDAKAN, -- The Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) would be getting 12 boats from the United States of America to boost its asset strength.

Defence Deputy Minister Datuk Abdul Rahim Bakri said the contribution Followed a number of agreements signed between Malaysia and the US last year.

The agreements were signed during US President Barack Obama's visit to the country, he of toll Reporters after visiting the island of idols army camp near here, Saturday.

He said the boats were currently being modified According to the specifications required by ESSCom.

Abdul Rahim, WHO IS ALSO Kudat member of parliament, said a proposal to build an army camp in Kudat, under the 11th Malaysia Plan, was Also being Considered.

"Hopefully, we can secure an allocation for it, and further reinforce ESSCom's defense, "he said.


A U.S. Coast Guard Patrol Boat. Malaysia will get 12 boats from the United States.


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