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Mindef clears the air on age limit for national service
Published:  Nov 3, 2023 11:50 AM
Updated: 5:32 AM

The Defence Ministry has cleared the air surrounding questions raised regarding the age limit for the National Service Training Programme (PLKN).

According to the ministry, trainees would be chosen according to their year of birth, and the maximum age of participation is 35.

"There is a starting point in terms of year of birth for PLKN 3.0 participants. For instance, if PLKN 3.0 is implemented in 2024, then teenagers born in 2007 will be called to attend the training.

"If the chosen teenager cannot attend... 

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