Several business representatives from French defense industry will be part of the delegation that will be accompanying Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian during his visit to Malaysia on August 31st and September 1.
Representatives from Dassault Aviation, Thales, Safran, DCNS, DCI, MBDA will be part of the delegation along with 10 members of Parliament, among them Jean-Pierre Raffarin, chairman of the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defense and Armed Forces Committee and former Prime Minister, and Patricia Adam, chairman of the National Assembly Defense and Armed Forces Committee, French Embassy in Kuala Lumpur said last Thursday.
Mr. Le Drian is scheduled to meet with Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. He will also co-chair the French-Malaysian Defense Joint High Strategic Committee with his Malaysian counterpart Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.