RAWALPINDI: Pakistan’s top military commander General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday met his Indonesian counterpart General Gatot Nurmantyo during his official trip to Jakarta, according to a statement issued by the military’s media wing.
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 Centre where he held a detailed interaction with participants on counter-terrorism, and highlighted achievements of Pakistan in the ongoing fight against terrorism. General Raheel is in Indonesia on a three-day official visit.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 22nd, 2014.