Dated:2017-9-13

Mr.S. Babur Girgin, Turkish Ambassador along with his delegation called on Federal Minister for Defence, Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan

 PRESS  RELEASE

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

Office of Assistant Director (Media)

 

Rawalpindi, the 06th Sept 2017

        Mr.S. Babur Girgin, Turkish Ambassador along with his delegation called on Federal Minister for Defence, Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan in his office at Ministry of Defence, Rawalpindi today.

        Federal Minister reiterated Pakistan’s strong desire to strengthen its partnership with Turkey in all fields including defence cooperation. Minister appreciated democratic and development initiatives of President Recep Tayyib ERDOGAN as a visionary leader.

        Engr.Khurram Dastgir Khan, Federal Minister for Defence extended thanks for construction of Fleet Tanker for Pakistan Navy. He also appreciated the recent deal for Super Mashak Trainer Aircraft by PAF for Turkish air force.

        Federal Minister acknowledged the recent visit of General Hulusi AKAR, Commander Turkish Armed Forces to further foster the relations between both brotherly countries.

        Minister conveyed the concern of Pakistan on deteriorating situation in Middle East, particularly in Syria, Iraq and Yemen-Saudi Arabia. He commended Turkish role for crushing uprising on its borders and its positive role in Syrian crisis.

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