‘Pakistan willing to work closely with UAE in defence production’


Agencies | Dubai

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Pakistan is willing to work closely in the defence production sector with the UAE to bolster the existing bilateral relations, a top minister has said.

Zobaida Jalal, Federal Minister for Defence Production, conveyed the message to Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence of the UAE, during her visit to the UAE to attend Idex/Navdex 2021 held in Abu Dhabi, said a press release issued here on Wednesday.

The minister attended the inauguration ceremony along with the UAE leadership and other visiting ministers. She also visited Pakistan Pavilion in Idex and appreciated the excellent level of preparedness of Pakistani exhibitors.

The minister conveyed the message of goodwill from the Prime Minister of Pakistan to the UAE leadership.

Jalal thanked the UAE leadership for the excellent hospitality provided to her delegation and Pakistani exhibitors in the exhibition. She also congratulated the UAE on successfully holding the Idex despite Covid-19 challenges.

Al Bowardi thanked the government of Pakistan and Jalal for active participation in the exhibition and hoped this would lead towards stronger relations between the two countries. He also assured his support towards strengthening bilateral ties, including cooperation in the defence production field.