A delegation of Ministry of Defence Production headed by Rana Tanveer Hussain, Federal Minister for Defence Production is on four days visit to Kiev Ukarine to attend XIV International Specialized Exhibition “Arms and Security-2017” on the invitation of Minister of Defence of Ukraine General Stepan Poltorak. The delegation is comprised of Maj Gen Tariq Ghafoor, Additional Secretary Ministry of Defence Production and Lt. General Muhammad Naeem Ashraf Chairman Heavy Industries Taxila.
The delegation attended the opening ceremony of the exhibition and visited stalls of exhibitors. Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine "Mr. Oleksandr Turchynov" inaugurated the opening ceremony of the XIV International Specialized Exhibition “Arms and Security-2017”
Minister also held meeting with Mr. Oleg Gladkovskiy First Deputy Secretary of National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine/ Chairman Interagency Commission on Military- technical Cooperation and Export Control of Ukraine. They discussed to explore the new avenues to enhance the bilateral relations especially in the field of defence production for joint venture with Heavy Industries Taxila and Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works. A number of important issues of mutual interest were discussed during the meeting. Rana Tanveer Hussain mentioned that the bilateral ties between the Defense industries of the two countries have strengthened over a period of twenty years. We would like to further enhance this collaboration.