Govt intends to enhance defence ties with Azerbaijan: Defence Minister

Islamabad (HRNW) H.E Mr. Khazar Farhadov, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan called on Minister for Defence, Lt Gen (Retd) Anwar Ali Hyder at his office in Ministry of Defence, Rawalpindi today. Minister welcomed the dignitary and highlighted the importance of bilateral brotherly relations between the two countries which are based on historical, cultural and religious commonalities. He stated that Pakistan views Azerbaijan as an important country due to its strategic location, immense resources, progressive outlook and fast growing economy.
Moreover, Defence Minister said that Government intends to enhance defence relations between the two countries. He appreciated continued interaction between higher military and defence leadership of the two countries. Minister for Defence, expressed the desire for enhanced cooperation in the field of Defence Production by exploring potential joint venture areas in the Defense Industry.