Minister of Defence of Ukraine holds talks with President of Pakistan

2016-11-22 15:44:00 | ID: 25522

Minister of Defence of Ukraine General of the Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak held talks with President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain and Minister of Defence Industry Rana Tanveer Hussain.

Mr. Mamnoon Hussain proposed to deepen defence industry cooperation between our states.

“I know that the Ukrainian defence industry is well-developed. Hence, I would like to initiate the extension of our relationship and consider possibility of establishment of joint enterprises in this sphere. Your experience in shipbuilding and development of information technologies is also interesting for us,” President of Pakistan mentioned.

General Poltorak thanked Mr. Mamnoon Hussain for meeting and discussions.

“I’m also reasonably sure the potential for cooperation is not yet exhausted as we have a lot of long-term projects, especially, in tank building. Currently, we are interested in establishment of ordnance concern. We have already achieved some agreements in this sphere. We’ve agreed that our experts will arrive to your country to study experience in order to begin this production. Concerning extension of our cooperation I would like to stress upon that Ukraine always keeps its promises and agreements,” General Stepan Poltorak underscored.

The parties also discussed the issues of eventual ammunition trade between countries, development of cultural and educational aspects and exchange of specialists between our states.