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Nov 4 2013

General Manager meets Director General of the Polish Ministry of National Defence


On 21 and 22 October, the NCI Agency General Manager, Mr Koen Gijsbers was hosted by the Director General of the Polish Ministry of National Defence, Mr Piotr Lis, and Chief of the Information Systems Inspectorate, COL Tomasz Żyto Tomasz.

During his two day visit, the Director General expressed his appreciation of the excellent cooperation between Poland and the NCI Agency. The main topics of discussion were the mutual vision of future cooperation, Poland's involvement in Smart Defence and the Connected Forces Initiative as well as opportunities for the Polish national defence industry.

Mr Gijsbers furthermore met with the Deputy Chief of Staff, Vice Admiral Waldemar Głuszko, Director of the Armament Policy Department, Brigadier General Włodzimierz Nowak, and Deputy Director of the International Security Policy Department, Mr Piotr Pacholski.

The NCI Agency, in addition to providing essential services to the Alliance, plays a significant role in assisting both NATO and Partner countries in developing their national defence capabilities in an interoperable, cost-effective manner. This includes a number of high profile multinational projects. Finally, the Principal Specialist of the Information Systems Inspectorate, Col Tadeusz Bartkiewicz and the Polish NATEX to NCI Agency, COL Leszek Janicki, provided excellent support to help make this a successful visit.

For more information, feel free to contact NCI Agency Demand Management Directorate, Customer Relations Management:
T: +32 2 707 8574
F: +32 2 707 8770
E: demand.management@ncia.nato.int