Committee Meeting - Thursday 14 Jun 2012

The first meeting of the 2012/2013 Committee, and the fourth committee meeting for the year 2012, was held on Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 at 1100 hours at the Meeting Room, RAFOC Office, Seksyen 5 Wangsa Maju, Kuala Lumpur, chaired by Jen Tan Sri Mohd Ghazali bin Dato' Mohd Seth, (Bersara), our RAFOC President.

Present were 12 Committee Members and in attendance were two members of the Appeal Board and the two auditors who were elected to office at the last Annual General Meeting held on 19 May 2012.

The Committee received the reports from the Honorary Secretary on the general administration of RAFOC and the Honorary Treasurer on the financial situation of RAFOC.

The meeting discussed matters arising from the last Annual General Meeting held on 19 May 2012, the prevailing issues related to our Armed Forces veterans and the activities to be held by RAFOC during the second-half of the year 2012.

The Committee also considered and approved 21 applications for membership for the month of May 2012 and one application for membership for the month of June 2012.

The meeting was also briefed by Kol Abd Malik bin Alwi, (Bersara), President of Kelab Pegawai-Pegawai RAMD, on his initiative to raise the issue on the use of the Army/Air Force rank by the RELA under the RELA Act 2012, with the Prime Minister and Defence Minister.

The meeting endorsed his initiative and agreed for Jen Tan Sri Dato' Seri Abd Rahman bin Abd Hamid, (Bersara), Deputy President and Lt Jen Tan Sri Dato' Seri Abd Ghani bin Abd Aziz, TUDM, (Bersara), one of the Vice-Presidents, to accompany Kol Abd Malik to meet the Defence Minister that afternoon.