Indonesian Defense Ministry held Leaders Meeting 2018 with Commanders of the Indonesian Military (TNI) and TNI Chiefs of Staff at Defense Ministry in Jakarta on Thursday, January 11th. TNI Commander, Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto in a Press Conference after the Leaders Meeting Thursday afternoon said that the meeting was to discuss strategic planning, issues and to find the solutions of the issues.
“…We keep supporting the policy by improving professionalism and the welfare of personnel. That’s the goal. Increasing professionalism of personnel of TNI is by building power. It can be done by encouraging national defense industries and by transfer of technology from other countries. It is also related to second strategic planning within 2014 – 2019. There will be some main weaponry system to fulfill the need of the Indonesian Military, Army, Navy and Air Force,” Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto said.
Moreover, Air Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto explained that the Leaders Meeting of Indonesian Defense Ministry
2018 also discussed the increasing of capability of TNI personnel in a bid to be professional by fostering
education and training. Even, TNI will also build 7 thousands proper homes for the personnel. He added that
TNI said that the goal of improving professionalism of TNI personnel is to make them be able to conduct their
duty as deterrent, force mover and restorer and also be able to conduct main duty given to maintain the
sovereignty and integrity as well as protect all components of Indonesia. (AF/Trans by Rezha)