Malaysian General vows to support the peace efforts of AFP

Maj. Gen. Dato’ Hj Muhammad Anwar bin Abdullah vowed to support the peace efforts of the Armed Forces of the Philippines during his visit to the WestMinCom on October 30, 2020.


“I wish to thank the officers, men, and women of the Western Mindanao Command for the hospitality. Let us continue to work together for the attainment of peace here in Mindanao,” the Malaysian General said.

Maj. Gen. Muhammad Anwar of the Royal Malaysian Armed Forces is the present Head of Mission of the International Monitoring Team-15 (IMT-15).

During his visit, Maj. Gen. Muhammad Anwar was accorded with full military honors by the officers, enlisted personnel, and civilian human resource at the Parade Ground of the command.

He was then welcomed by Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan, Jr., the Commander of the WestMinCom, and the Command Staff at the command’s Bautista Lounge.

“We gladly thank Maj. Gen. Muhammad Anwar for taking the time to visit the command. Rest assured that we will sustain our strong cooperation to address security challenges in our areas of common concerns,” said Lt. Gen. Vinluan, Jr.

The IMT oversees the peace implementation between the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. It is responsible to monitor the security, humanitarian, rehabilitation and development aspects, socio-economic assistance, and civilian protection. WESTERN MINDANAO COMMAND