DSA 2022 and NATSEC Asia 2022 were officially launched on 3 rd December 2021 at the St. Regis Kuala Lumpur by YB Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin bin Tun Hussein, Senior Minister of Defence and YB Dato’ Seri Hamzah bin Zainuddin, Minister of Home Affairs. Other VIPs in attendance included Dato’ Sri Muez bin Abdul Aziz, Secretary General Ministry of Defence, Datuk Wan Ahmad Dahlan bin Haji Abdul Aziz, Secretary General Ministry of Home Affairs, and General Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Haji Affendi bin Buang RMAF, Chief of Defence Force Malaysia.
In another ‘first’, guests from all around the world were able to virtually attend the event, joining the over 200 guests in attendance at the St. Regis ballroom.
Hosting the event was Tan Sri Asmat Kamaludin, Chairman of DSA Exhibition and Conference Sdn Bhd, which is the organiser of the DSA and NATSEC Asia series. The two events are supported and co- organised together with the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Home Affairs, Malaysian Armed Forces and Royal Malaysia Police.