Minister for Defence Production, Additional Secretary visit Belarus to attend International Exhibition of Arms and Military Machinery
Islamabad, July 10, 2014 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain alongwith Additional Secretary Major General Raza Muhammad is on an official visit to Belarus to attend the International Exhibition of Arms and Military Machinery MILEX-2014 held in Minsk, Belarus.
Pakistani delegation was received and taken to the opening ceremony of the Exhibition where some of the world’s biggest defence firms are showcasing their products.
On the 1st day of the event Minister for Defence Production held key meetings with officials of Ministry of Defence Belarus and discussed areas of mutual cooperation.
Minister Rana Tanveer Hussain highlighted the strides Pakistan has made in the field of Defence Production and significantly talked about the ace aircraft JF-17 being built in Pakistan. He added that Pakistan is producing the best armament and heavy machinery. Our APCs are of B6 protection and are also developing B7 protection vehicles.
These are low cost and state of the art equipment and Pakistan is proud of such developments. He said that Pakistan looks forward to exploring international markets and wants the world to support it in its endeavours.
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