Singaporean Army Chief arrives in Thailand for official visit


BANGKOK – The Chief of the Defense Force of Singapore has arrived in Thailand for an official visit to strengthen military relations between the two nations.

Thai Army Chief Gen Sommai Kaotira led Maj Gen Perry Lim Cheng Yeow on an inspection of a tri-force honor guard as part of a welcoming ceremony for the high ranking officer who is on an official visit to Thailand as a guest of the Royal Thai Army.

Afterwards, the two engaged in a meeting at the Royal Thai Army Headquarters where the Singaporean army chief affirmed Thailand and Singapore’s continued close relations. He stated that military relations between the two countries would continue to develop through the exchange of information, coordinated training exercises and joint air and naval patrols for the security of ASEAN. He assured that the Singapore military is ready to assist Thailand’s armed forces in all areas as needed.