ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan and Romania on Monday decided to enhance defence cooperation at a meeting held between Romanian delegation and Minister of Defence Production, (MoDP) Rana Tanveer Hussain.
They exchanged views on matters of mutual interest and enhancing cooperation in defence production, a press release stated.
“As Pakistan and Romania does not share enmity or competition so they must cooperate in the field of defence”, said Rana Tanveer Hussain.
MoDP also showed interest in Puma helicopters.
These helicopters were procured by Pakistan from 1987-88.
The Pakistan Army has been using these copters for transportation of army personal, food and equipment.
The A‚rospatiale SA-330 Puma is a four-bladed, twin-engine medium carriage helicopter.
These helicopters played important role in Siachin flare.
The Minister made mention that the Romanian delegation should visit Pakistan Ordnance Factories Wah,
Pakistan Aeronautical Complex Kamra and Heavy Industries Taxila in order to identify the areas of mutual cooperation.
The Romanian side persuaded Pakistan to procure submarines.
Pakistan and Romania signed an agreement in 2013 on defence cooperation in the fields of training, exports, and imports of defence equipment and high-level engagements.