Nakir wants grander Pak-Indonesian defence relationship

By Staff Reporter
Wednesday – September 5, 2018
RAWALPINDI: Indonesian defence ministry’s defence strategy director general (DG) major general Muhammad Nakir along-with his delegation called on defence secretary lieutenant general (R) Ikram-ul-Haq on Tuesday, during the call, both sides discussed matters of mutual interest covering scope of bilateral defence cooperation between Pakistan and Indonesia.

According to an official statement, it was mutually agreed to strengthen, expand and diversify this cooperation through all available forums such as through the joint defence cooperation committee (JDCC).

During the inaugural session of the JDCC, both sides exchanged views on bilateral as well as major regional and international issues.

The two sides held in-depth discussions on avenues of cooperation in the field of defence industry, a comprehensive review was carried out during which the two brotherly countries showed satisfaction on the milestones achieved, since the signing of ground breaking agreement on defence cooperative activities ever since July 2010, and reaffirmed mutual desire to realise the true potential of their mutual defence collaboration.

During his stay in Pakistan, Nakir is scheduled to visit the various defence industry establishments countrywide.

Nakir is visiting Pakistan from September 3rd to 6th, 2018, for attending the first session of Pakistan-Indonesia JDCC meeting.