LUMUT – The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V today made his maiden visit to the Royal Malaysian Navy (TLDM) base here.
His arrival at 5.30pm at the Parade Ground onboard the KD Pelandok was received by Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein, Perak Menteri Besar, Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir, as well as top TLDM officials.
Upon arrival, His Majesty inspected a guard of honour comprising 106 TLDM officers and men with Lieutenant Ahmad Fazwan Ramli bearing the colours of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong while Lieutenant Muhammad Ridzuan Amen carried the colours of the KD Malaya.
Later, the King attended a shooting session at the Abdul Samad Shooting Range.
Tomorrow, Sultan Muhammad V is scheduled to attend a briefing on the transformation and operation of TLDM and the Special Operations Force (Paskal) project onboard KD Lekiu here.
His Majesty will also witness a combat demonstration comprising Paskal, TLDM Air Headquarters and air assets at Lumut Base Berthing (Tambatan) Basin. – BERNAMA