HAL’s Office in Kuala Lumpur

Special Report

In a major defence export outreach activity, the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited’s first ever Regional Marketing Office was opened in the presence of RM Shri Rajnath Singh.

Recognising defence exports as a key pillar of sustainable growth of the Indian defence industry, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Regional Office of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in July, 2023. This Regional Office will facilitate close defence industrial collaboration between India and Malaysia. It will also serve as a hub for the HAL’s engagement with the wider South-East Asian region and act as a window for other Indian Defense PSUs.

Malaysia is home to the second largest members of the Persons of Indian Origin and has a significant presence of the NRI community. The Raksha Mantri interacted with the Indian diaspora on two different occasions.  The first community interaction included Ministers and senior officials of Government of Malaysia and eminent personalities from polity, culture & the industry.