Meanwhile, a further 1,694 troops have left the assembly points to join the new FADM.
So far, no agreement has been reached on the budget for the FADM or on the wage scale for the new army.
During the equipment delivery ceremony, Defence Minister Salvador M tumuke, said, the equipment we have just received is a valuable contribution to the FADM
, because it will strengthen the FADM
s capacity in regional and international peace keeping operations, and will consolidate the Peace Keeping Support Unit inside the country.