Pakistan ready to enhance and expand defence ties with Iraq: Khawaja Asif

Government of PakistanPakistan ready to enhance and expand defence ties with Iraq: Khawaja Asif

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Ambassador of Iraq Hamid Abbas Lafta met the Minister for Defence and Defence Production Khawaja Muhammad Asif in Islamabad on Thursday.

The defence minister said that both Countries should work closely to share their experiences and build capacities of their armed forces.


The minister emphasized that Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Iraq and wishes to expand cooperation in all fields of mutual interests especially defence.

Khawaja Asif conveyed that Pakistan strongly supports the sovereignty, political unity and territorial integrity of Iraq.

The minister said that Pakistan has developed best training facilities and infrastructure for its armed forces. He said that numerous foreign Countries are availing these facilities, especially the training related to counter terrorism.

The defence minister encouraged the visiting dignitary to avail more training facilities in Pakistan.

The visiting Iraqi ambassador conveyed and reaffirmed the commitment of the people and the government of Iraq to work closely with Pakistan and further strengthen their bilateral relations, especially in the field of defence.

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