Dated: 20 January 2020
Pakistan Desires to Expand Defence Collaboration with African Countries -
Ms. Zobaida Jalal
The Federal Minister of Defence Production, Ms. Zobaida Jalal said, that Pakistan considers Africa as an important destination for its defence products and wants to further enhance its relations with them. She said this, on the eve of hosting interactive meeting, organized by Ministry of Defence Production at MoDP Rawalpindi. Ambassadors of African countries were briefed at MoDP by Director General Defence Export Promotion Organization, about defence products and capabilities of Defence Industries of Pakistan. Ms. Zobaida Jalal said that, African countries can benefit from the Defence Establishments of Pakistan.
African Ambassadors showed keen interest in the defence products of Pakistan. The envoys thanked the Minister for organizing such an event and providing opportunity to know about defence production capabilities of Pakistan.
The meeting was attended by envoys from 12 African countries i.e Ambassadors from Algeria, Egypt, Kenya, Libya, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Palestine, Somalia, Sudan and Tunisia. While Minister, Secretary Defence Production and other high officials of Ministry of Defence Production were also present at the occasion.