PR No. 227 Islamabad: September 28, 2016

Rana Tanveer Hussain, Federal Minister of Defence Production is in (Baku) Azerbaijan, to attend ADEX-2016, had a meeting with Turkish Minister of National Defence Mr. Fikri Isik. He also met with Mr. Yaqub Ayyubov, Deputy Prime Miister of Azerbaijanan Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Elmar Mammedyarov of Azerbaijan. Minister thanked to Azri authorities for invitation and hospitality they extended during his stay..

During his meetings Rana Tanveer Hussain, Federal Minister for Defence Production also discussed the avenues and possibilities of cooperation in production of Defence products. The Minister specially mentioned Super Mushshak and JF-17 for sale. During the exhibition, Minister for Defence Production visited different stalls and discussed the possibilities of joint production.

President of Azerbaijan, Mr. Ilham Aliyev also visited stall of Pakistan Aeronautical Complex. He was briefed about the JF-17 Thunder fighter and Super Mushshak. He took keen interest in the Pakistani products.

Minister for Defence Production loudly explained the Kashmir situation and highlighted the ongoing Indian atrocities in Kashmir. He said that intolerance is growing towards the minorities in India. Hundreds of innocent people have been injured by Indian Army by firing pellet. He requested to raise the voice for Kashmiris at International forums.He urged the international community to stop India from committing violence in Kashmir where entire population is barricaded inside their homes.