PR No. 30 Islamabad: December 05, 2017

H.E Saqr Bin Mubarak Al-Mansouri, Ambassador for Qatar called on Minister for Defence, Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan here in Ministry of Defence today. Minister for Defence welcomed the dignitary and conveyed that Pakistan attaches great value to its relations with Qatar.

Federal Minister also mentioned that the earlier visit of His Highness the Emir of the State of Qatar to Pakistan in March 2015, and recent visit of President of Pakistan proved fruitful to enhance the bilateral relations including military and defence cooperation between the two countries.

The Defence Minister informed the visiting delegate that Pakistan desires to strengthen its relations with Qatar on a long term basis in the 21st century realm. He highlighted that Defence collaboration between Pakistan and Qatar has matured overtime specially in the domain of training.

H. E Saqr Bin Mubarak Al-Mansouri, showed keen interest in learning about Pakistan’s potential of manufacturing Super Mashshak aircraft and JF-17 Thundar aircraft at PAC Kamra. The visiting dignitary acknowledged the existing scope and scale of cooperation in the field of defence between the two countries and desired to undertake the joint ventures in the respective field on progressive basis.