From L to R: Mr. Prabowo Subianto (Chirman, Gerindra Party
Indonesia), Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Senator Javid Abbasi, Syed Naveed
Qamar, Senator Lt. Gen. (R) Abdul Qayyum, Ambassador Aqil Nadeem, Lt. Gen.
(R) Moin Haider, Ms. Aasiya Riaz, Ms. Amna Kausar and Syed Zahid Raza
July 20: Indonesia wishes Pakistan eternal prosperity, said
the chairman Gerindra Party Mr. Prabowo Subianto as his party
office bearers chanted Pakistan Zindabad slogans at the Gerindra
party headquarters in Jakarta where he and his colleagues warmly received
Pakistan delegation with a Guard of Honour and band playing national anthems
of Indonesia and Pakistan.
Honourable Mr. Prabowo Subianto, a former military official,
was the runner-up candidate in the Presidential elections of Indonesia in
2014 while his party is the third largest party in the Indonesian Parliament.
A presentation was delivered to the Pakistan delegation at the party headquarters
on the structure and functions of the party and its action programmes followed
by an interactive lunch session that included Indonesian cultural performance
and party anthems.
The last day of the PILDAT-facilitated Study Visit to Indonesia
began with the Pakistan delegation visiting the Centre for Strategic Studies
and International Studies (CSIS) where Mr. Jusuf Wanandi,
Vice Chair CSIS and CSIS experts gave an insightful presentation on Indonesian
journey towards democratic consolidation.
Pakistan Delegation with the Vice Chair of CSIS, Mr. Jusuf
The eight-member Pakistani delegation led bySenator
Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Chairperson, Senate Standing Committee
on Defence completed the Study Visit to Indonesia. The delegation members
included 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.