Pakistani delegation led by Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed chairman ssc on defence called on Indonesian Defence Minister HE Gen ret Ryamizard Ryacudu in Jakarta today Delegation included Senator Lt Gen r Abdul Qayyum chairman ssc on defence production senator Javed Abbasi chairman ssc on law and justice MNA Naweed Qamar former Defence minister ,Lt Ģen Moeenuddin Hyder former governor , Barrister Ali Zafar former president of Supreme Court Bar and Mrs Aasia Riaz executive director PILDAT.
Following issues came under discussion:
1 . Global and regional over view covering internal and external challenges to Indonesian national security and how these were being addressed.
2. Terrorist threat and counter militancy strategies being followed by both Pakistan and Indonesia identifying scope for mutual cooperation
3. How could Indonesia benefit from Pakistan’s defence production and research and development facilities and first hand experience of Pakistan in the counterterrorism
Formal invitation was also extended by the delegation leader to the Defence Minister to visit Pakistan . He was kind to accept the invitation. Besides, defence minister agreed to enhance defence and Defence production cooperation with Pakistan where required