Islamabad, July 27, 2021 (PPI-OT):Defence Minister, Mr. Pervez Khattak met his Tajik counterpart Mr. Sherali Mirzo today at Dushanbe. He expressed best wishes for the military and civil leadership of Tajikistan, and its people and highlighted that being neighbours of Afghanistan, both Pakistan and Tajikistan are facing similar security challenges and threats. He emphasized that Pakistan believes in peaceful resolution of all issues and appreciates the efforts of Tajikistan in promoting peace and stability in the region.
During the meeting, matters related to bilateral defence cooperation were discussed. Tajik Defence Minister assured his government’s commitment and pledged to work with Pakistan to strengthen their bilateral ties. Both sides appreciated the increased momentum of high level visits and vowed to further strengthen the bilateral defence cooperation. Defence Minister, Mr. Pervez Khattak assured that Pakistan will endeavour to meet the defence equipment needs of Tajik Armed Forces.
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