GENERAL TNI Gatot Nurmantyo, Indonesian National Army Chief of Staff (KASAD) had an introductory visit to Brunei Darussalam from October 29 to 30.
The introductory visit began with courtesy calls to the Deputy Minister of Defence (MinDef), Dato Paduka Haji Mustappa bin Haji Sirat and the Commander of Royal Brunei Armed Forces, Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Major General Dato Paduka Seri Mohd Tawih bin Abdullah at the Ministry of Defence, Bolkiah Garrison.
This was followed by a visit to the Royal Brunei Land Forces (RBLF) Headquarters. Upon arrival General TNI Gatot Nurmantyo inspected a guard of honour mounted by personnel from RBLF’s Third Battalion. A courtesy call was made to the Commander of RBLF, Brigadier General Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Yussof bin Haji Abd Rahman.
The visit aimed to strengthen bonds, friendship and enhance bilateral cooperation in the field of defence between the two armies.