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YB Haji Mohamad Sabu as Minister of Defence
12 May 18
Malaysian Armed Forces Chinese Veteran Associations (MACVA) would like to welcome YB Haji Mohamad Sabu as the new Minister of Defence. Born on 14th October 1954 in Tasek Gelugor, Penang; he had his early education in the state before continuing his studies at the Institut Teknologi Mara, now Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM). He is also the new Member of Parliament for Kota Raja in Selangor.

MACVA wishes him well and every success in leading the Ministry of Defence to effectively and efficiently manage Malaysia National Defence. We also look forward to the Ministry giving out more assistance to Veterans that have served the King and Country and contributed to the development of the Malaysian Armed Forces.

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad at Istana Negara.

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as the 7th Prime Minister of Malaysia
10 May 18
Malaysian Armed Forces Chinese Veteran Associations (MACVA) would like to congratulate Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad for becoming the 7th Prime Minister of Malaysia. He was sworn in by the His Majesty The Yang Di-Pertuan Agong XV Sultan Muhamad V at a ceremony that took place at Istana Negara at 9.30 pm today. His delegation comprising Pakatan Harapan four parties coalition's leaders which are Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, Haji Mohamad Sabu, Mr Lim Guan Eng and members.

Pakatan Harapan with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as Chair Person was successful in winning the Malaysian 14th General Election held on 9 May 18 by a simple majority. At 92 years old, he will be returning as Prime Minister for a second time and also be the oldest Prime Minister in the world. MACVA would like to wish him and Pakatan Harapan well and every success in forming the New Government in Putrajaya.

The wishes of the Malaysian Rakyat in this election have been make known and must be respected. In this New Dawn of Malaysia, MACVA call on all parties to close rank and support the New Government in carrying out the aspirations of the Rakyat. We look forward to seeing a Bersih Government that will put the welfare of the Rakyat first and also to look into the plight of Veterans that have served the King and Country with pride and dignity.

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