Updated: 02/18/2014 20:24

Swedish Navy Chief receives prestigious military award



Swedish Navy Chief receives prestigious military award

The Chief of Staff of the Royal Swedish Navy Rear-Admiral Jan Thörnqvist was conferred Singapore's prestigious military award, the Meritorius Service Medal (Military) by President Tony Tan Keng Yam. 

Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen presented the award to RADM Thörnqvist at the Ministry of Defence this morning. 

The Defence Ministry says it's in recognition of Admiral's Thörnqvist's significant contributions in strengthening the defence ties between the navies of the two countries.

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