PILDAT Delegation with the H.E. Mr. Muhammad Jusuf
Kalla, Vice President of Indonesia
July 19: Pakistan delegation on Study Visit to Indonesia called on the Honourable
Vice President of Indonesia, H.E Mr. Muhammad Jusuf Kalla
at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta. The Honourable Vice President highlighted the
strengths of relations between Indonesia and Pakistan and the role the two countries
can play in addressing challenges faced by the Muslim Countries.
Earlier during the day, in a briefing session, Dr.
Ali Wibisono, Faculty of University of Indonesia, discuused state
of civil military reforms in Indonesia from 1998 to-date. Mr. Meidyatama
(Demas), President of the Antara News Agency, shared Indonesian
media's perspective on state of civil military relations and democratic consolidation
The delegation also visited the Habibie Centre, a leading
think tank that works on democracy and human rights in Indonesia, where it received
a briefing on state of democracy in Indonesia.
The eight-member Pakistani delegation led bySenator Mushahid Hussain
Sayed, Chairperson, Senate Standing Committee on Defence is
in Indonesia to study democratic consolidation in Indonesia. Delegation, members
includes Syed Naveed Qamar, MNA Chairperson, National
Assembly Standing Committee on Railways, PPPP; Senator Muhammad
Javed Abbasi, Chairperson, Senate Standing Committee on Law and Justice;
Oversight Committee on Eradication of Corruption from Federal Government Departments,
PML-N; Senator Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Abdul Qayyum, Chairperson,
Senate Standing Committee on Defence Production
Parliamentary Friendship Group, PML-N; Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Moinuddin
Haider, Former Federal Minister for Interior; Former Governor Sindh
Province; Syed Ali Zafar, Senior Advocate Supreme Court
of Pakistan; Former President Supreme Court Bar Association; Ms.
Aasiya Riaz, Joint Director PILDAT and Ms. Amna Kausar,
Projects Manager PILDAT.
PILDAT Delegation receives briefing from Mr. Meidyatama
and Dr. Ali Wibisono