Supreme Commander meets with outgoing Singaporean attache

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BANGKOK, 27 October 2014  Supreme Commander Gen Worapong Sanganet has greeted the defense attache of Singapore who finished his term in Thailand while both sides agreed to strengthen their military cooperation. 

Singaporean Defense Attache to Thailand Col Ho Kok Loke paid a courtesy call on Gen Worapong at the Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters in order to bid farewell on the occasion of the end of his three-year term. The outgoing attache also introduced Gen Ang Yau Choon, who would succeed him in the position, and thanked the Thai military for its hospitality and support given throughout his stay in the Kingdom.

The two sides then discussed the Thai-Singaporean relations as well as military cooperation. Gen Worapong was assured that Singapore would be happy to forge even closer ties with Thailand in hopes of creating a strong foundation for the ASEAN Community.

In addition, Col Ho confirmed that the Singapore Armed Forces would participate in the next Cobra Gold joint military exercise as usual. The event is scheduled to take place in Thailand in February 2015.