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Global Komited, Timor Leste defence forces sign RM2.2 million contract

Bernama - June 10, 2014

Kuala Lumpur – Global Komited Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Weststar Group of Companies, has signed a RM2.2 million contract for the supply of 10 initial Weststar General Service (GS) cargo military vehicles with the Defence Forces of Timor Leste.

In a statement on Tuesday, Weststar said the contract was signed in Dili and the delivery of the vehicles was due to be completed within four months of the contract signing.

"Following months of negotiations and trials, the Defence Forces of Timor Leste has agreed to procure the Weststar GS cargo utility vehicle as part of its military vehicle line-up expansion exercise.

Weststar Group Senior Vice President, Datuk Nik Hamdan Nil Hassan, said the initial batch of 10 units was part of the 50 units to be delivered in the pipeline later this year. "The total worth of the contract is estimated to amount to about RM11 million," he said.

The light utility Weststar GS Cargo military vehicles, currently being used by the Malaysian Armed Forces, are customised and fabricated utilising 40 per cent of parts and materials sourced locally in Malaysia.

Source: http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v7/bu/newsbusiness.php?id=1045014