Pakistan-Turkey to undertake joint defence productions ISLAMABAD, Dec 7 (APP): Pakistan and Turkey agreed to further enhance bilateral cooperation in various fields particularly in the area of defence.Both the brotherly countries highlighted the need for undertaking Joint Defence Productions benefitting the two brotherly nations in terms of improving and strengthening their defence capability.A unanimous agreement focussing the joint defence productions was reached at a meeting held between Minister for Defence Ch. Ahmad Mukhtar and his Turkish counterpart Vecdi Gonul, in Ankara on Tuesday, says a fax message received from Ankara.

Turkey offers to dramatically increase sale of military hardware to Pak Ankara (Turkey), Dec 8 : Pakistan and Turkey have agreed to strengthen their bilateral ties to ‘greater heights’ through enhanced cooperation in a range of areas, including defence, with Turkey offering military hardware and assistance in infrastructure building.¬†Erdogan said that the Turkish defence industry had significant production capacity in armoured personnel carriers, unmanned aerial vehicles and sea vessels. He also emphasised that Turkey would start production of attack helicopters by 2013, while referring to possibilities of defence cooperation between the two countries.

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File photo of Pakistan’s PM Yousaf Raza Gilani (R) being saluted by Army Chief General Ashfaq Kayani during national flag raising ceremony Islamabad August 14, 2008. REUTERS/Mian Khursheed

File photo of a Pakistani millitary vehicle carrying a Hatf II Abdali missile during a National Day parade in Islamabad. (AFP/File/Aamir Qureshi)