China to Build Ships for Malaysian Navy
(Source: CRI; issued April 25, 2017)
An agreement has been reached for China to build new ships for the Royal Malaysian Navy. The agreement, signed on April 21st in Beijing, marks the first time a Chinese military contractor will build military equipment for Malaysia, the Global Times reports.

China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), which signed the agreement with the Boustead Naval Shipyard in Malaysia, will build four offshore multi-task ships designed for coast guard activities.

Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan and Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein oversaw the signing ceremony.

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