Philippines, Singapore armed forces reaffirm defense cooperation

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Gilbert Gapay virtually met with the Chief of Defence Force of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Lieutenant General Melvyn Ong via video conference on October 13, 2020 at Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City.

Singapore Ministry of Defence photo

The meeting of General Gapay with Lieutenant General Ong calls for strengthening of cooperation and reaffirming friendly relations between the two armed forces.

The two defence chiefs also expressed their commitment to regional peace and security, and in cooperation in boosting counter-terrorism efforts.

Despite the COVID19 pandemic, the AFP and SAF continues its bilateral engagements and active participation thru professional exchanges especially on maritime security and counter terrorism efforts. AFP.MIL.PH