The Commander of the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF), Brigadier General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Shahril Anwar bin Haji Ma’awiah, was conferred with Singapore’s prestigious military award, the Meritorious Service Medal (Military), by the President of the Republic of Singapore, Tony Tan Keng Yam on Thursday.
The award was conferred to him by President Tony Tan Keng Yam, and presented to him on Thursday by Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen.
Brig-Gen Shahril was conferred the award in recognition of his significant role in enhancing the relationship between the Royal Brunei Air Force and the Republic of Singapore Air Force.
He did so by showing strong support for bilateral military exercises like Exercise Airguard, an annual exercise between the two countries that started in 1994 and aims to increase combat readiness and operational capabilities.
Brig-Gen Shahril will be in Singapore until Friday.