Pakistan and China to enhance cooperation in Defence Production

Islamabad, March 24, 2014 (PPI-OT): Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain is on 7-day visit to China where he will visit leading companies of defence industry. Pakistan and China have deep rooted brotherly ties and Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with China. Sino-Pak relations in the field of defence are also of great significance as advancements in the field of defence production owe greatly to our Chinese friends and their assistance.

Rana Tanveer Hussain will also be the Chief Guest at the Pakistan Day reception hosted by Pakistan Embassy Beijing where he will meet people from all walks of life and highlight the recent success and strides of the Defence Production Industry.

CSOC, CSTC (China Shipyard), ALIT (Aircraft Industry) and SASTIND will be key Industries which will be visited during this important tour. Minister for Defence Production will be looking towards exploring future areas of joint collaboration with China on the lines of previous landmark agreements in case of JF-17, PNS Aslat and Al-Khalid Tanks. The visit is considered as most important as the defence production industry is thriving on a path of self-reliance.

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