ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that Pakistan continues to maintain and will further enhance cooperation with Turkmenistan within the framework of ECO and other regional and international organizations.
Talking to the Ambassador of Turkmenistan Atadjan Movlamov in Islamabad on Wednesday, the defence minister reiterated that the 2015 MoU on defence cooperation between Pakistan and Turkmenistan should be implemented in its true letter and spirit.
The minister said that Pakistan and Turkmenistan share common goal of regional stability, security, peace and thus both Countries can closely collaborate in implementation of counter-terrorism measures.
The ambassador appreciated Pakistan’s defence capabilities and opined that two Countries have good potential for extensive collaboration in the field of defence and for economic cooperation.
The focus of the meeting was to look into ways to enhance and strengthen mutual cooperation in the field of defence between two Countries.
In the meeting, both sides showed satisfaction and intended to collaborate in various areas of common interest, including security, counter terrorism and ensuring the connectivity between the two Countries through road and rail via Afghanistan to enhance the economic activity in the region.