Official visit: Gen Raheel meets Indonesian army chief

Published: October 21, 2014
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Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif. PHOTO: ONLINE

Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif. PHOTO: ONLINE

RAWALPINDI: Army chief General Raheel Sharif met Chief of Staff of Indonesian Army General Gatot Nurmantyo during an official visit to Indonesia, according to ISPR. 

Matters of mutual interest were discussed during the meeting between both army chiefs which focused on regional security issues, the bilateral military relationship between Pakistan and Indonesia and measures to further expand the defence and security cooperation.

On arrival at the Indonesian Army Headquarters Gen Raheel was presented the Guard of Honour by a contingent of the Indonesian Army.

Later, the army chief visited the Indonesia Peace and Security Center where he held a detailed interaction with participants on counter-terrorism, and highlighted achievements of Pakistan in the ongoing fight against terrorism.

Gen Raheel is in Indonesia on a three-day official visit.

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Reader Comments (3)

  • Humayun
    Oct 22, 2014 - 8:24AM

    As I do not have much hope and expectation from our civilian govt and foreign office, is ease of Indonesian visa for Pakis on the agenda ?

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  • Dr.A.K.Tewari
    Oct 22, 2014 - 8:37PM

    Understanding between Indonesian army and Pak army is a must to deal with menace of terrorism . In this respect this visit is very usefull for both the countries .

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  • MUhammad zahid
    Oct 25, 2014 - 11:00AM

    @Humayun:
    visa matters are MOFA job, both military, Indonesian visa are easy to obtain, depend on type of visas, I have been there 3times in last five years, do you plan to visit Indonesia?

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