5th-9th July 2010 French International Visitor’s Programme for Defense
Andrin Raj was officially invited by the Ministry of Defence, Delegation for Strategic Affairs France under the International Visitor’s Programme for Defence. Andrin Raj was nominated by the French Embassy here in Kuala Lumpur to participate in the programme. Andrin Raj was the 20th participant under the programme since it was initiated by the Ministry of Defence.
The programme consisted of a learning process of the defense and security involvements of the French Defence Ministry and current security related trainings and programs. One of the core areas was the French Counter Terrorism efforts in addressing political violence and terrorism which also included maritime security threats.
Mr. Raj also presented on security threats in the ASEAN region pertaining to political violence and terrorism and the threats of radicalization and extremism in Southeast Asia. The programme was fully sponsored by the Ministry of Defence France.
3rd – 7th September 2007 Regional Workshop On Bio-Terrorism And National Security Threats-Kuala Lumpur
The regional workshop was coordinated by the United States Pacific Command in collaboration with the Ministry of Defence, Health Services division in Kuala Lumpur. Experts from the US government military and support agencies provide the workshop to the participants from the ASEAN region.
Andrin Raj participated and represented the IACSP-SAPSC as an invited Observer status by the US embassy, Defence Service’s Office in Kuala Lumpur.