Malaysian Prime Minister opens LIMA 17

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Yab Dato’ Sri Mohammed Najib bin Tun Abdullah Razak speaks at the opening ceremony at LIMA 17.

During the Prime Minister’s opening ceremony speech, the Government has allocated RM 26 billion (around £5 billion) under the 11th Malaysia plan to cover defence, public order and  enforcement.  He went on to say that defence spending will grow, with the long term capability plan to modernize and upgrade the equipment it has at the moment.