On this Day – Malaysian Peace Keeping Centre opens at the new complex 27 Feb 2003
The new MPTC Complex Ground Breaking Ceremony was officiated by YB Datuk Haji Mohd Shafie bin Apdal, the then Deputy Defence Minister at the Segenting Camp, Port Dickson on 24 March 2003. The complex was built on a 2.4 hectare land with the cost of RM 22 million. On 27 Feb 2006, MPTC finally moved from Management Wing, Army Institute of Management to the new complex which was officially inaugurated by YAB Dato Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Hj Abdul Razak, the Deputy Prime Minster and Defence Minister. Alligned with the vision to transform MPTC to become the centre of excellent for peacekeeping training at the international level, the centre was renamed to Malaysian Peacekeeping Centre (MPC). Australia now has a Seconded Officer posted there.
Thanks to ‘MALAYSIAN PEACEKEEPING CENTER AS THE CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR PEACEKEEPING TRAINING IN CONTRIBUTING FOR GLOBAL PEACE AND SECURITY’ by Fazal Rahman