Navy commander in Malaysia for LIMA '17

Kuala Lumpur, March 19, IRNA – Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari arrived here on Sunday at the invitation of his Malaysian counterpart.

Upon arrival, he was welcomed by Iran’s Ambassador to Malaysia Marziyeh Afkham.

Later on Sunday, Sayyari will depart for Langkawi Island to attend the 17th Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition LIMA '17 slated for March 21-25.

On the sidelines of the LIMA '17 event, Sayyari will hold meetings with senior navy commanders from Malaysia and different world countries.

According to, LIMA, being held biennially since its debut in 1991, is an ideal platform where industry stakeholders could engage and expand their networks towards forging new partnerships and business agreements.