New Men at the Helm
Article by LS Zulu
Photos by WO 1 Goliath
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hierarchy leaders come and go, so is the burden of
leadership and responsibility. The baton has to be
constantly passed on to ensure continuity and growth
within the hierarchy. Such a procession was observed
when two newly-appointed Defence Attachés (DA) paid a
courtesy call to Chief of the SA Navy (C Navy), V Adm J.
Mudimu on 20 June 2012 at Navy Headquarters (NHQ),
Chief Navy, V Adm Mudimu, and new Egyptian DA, Col Shams
Eldin Mohamed Hamdyand
The first man
to introduce himself as the new incumbent was Egyptian
DA, Col Shams Eldin Mohamed Hamdyand. He was followed by
the Royal Thai DA, Col Kultawat Vaijai. During their
audience with C Navy the two men discussed their
prospective roles in respect to their countries future
relations with the Republic of South Africa.
Chief Navy, V Adm Mudimu, and Royal Thai Defence Attache,
Col Kultawat Vaijai exchange pleasantries
formalities of the courtesy call the newly appointed
incumbents exchanged gifts with C Navy.