ANKARA, 5 May 2016: A Pakistan delegation led by Secretary, Ministry of Defence Production, Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Muhammad Owais, is visiting Turkey for consultations on bilateral collaboration in the defence industry field.  During its stay in Ankara, the delegation visited the Turkish Undersecretariat for Defence Industry (SSM) and related defence industry sites.

Both sides reviewed progress in mutual collaboration in the areas relating to air, sea and land defence and reaffirmed the resolve to take it to a higher level.  Views were also exchanged on possibilities of joint production and marketing as well as collaboration in R&D.

During the delegation’s visit to Pakistan Embassy, Ambassador Sohail Mahmood apprised its members of the consistently deepening and broadening Pakistan-Turkey relations and highlighted the opportunities in defence cooperation.