The Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia are set to hold maritime exercise this week in Mindanao.
The IndoMalPhi 4th Trilateral Port Visit and Exercise in the Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) joint area of operation will be held on November 27-29, according to the military.
This will be participated by representatives from Indonesia and Malaysia, CMO personnel of the Naval Forces Western Mindanao and Joint Task Force Zamboanga.
Westmincom has finalized preparation for the event.
“The objective of the Trilateral Port Visit and Exercise is to strengthen the relationship, enhance mutual cooperation, and interoperability of the three countries through the development of combined rules of engagement,” Westmincom said.
The trilateral port visit is a continuing activity which is being hosted alternately by Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines under IndoMalPhi Trilateral Cooperative Framework.