RAWALPINDI: Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan has said that Pakistan is desirous to strengthen its partnership with Turkey in all fields including defence cooperation.
He was talking to a delegation headed by Turkish Ambassador Babur Girgin, which called on him at his office on Wednesday.
Dastgir Khan extended thanks for construction of a fleet tanker for Pakistan Navy. He also appreciated the recent deal for Super Mashak Trainer Aircraft by the PAF for Turkish air force.
He acknowledged the recent visit of General Hulusi, commander of Turkish Armed Forces, to further foster the relations between both countries.
The minister conveyed the concern of Pakistan on deteriorating situation in the Middle East, particularly in Syria, Iraq, and Yemen-Saudi Arabia conflict.