Pakistan ready to enhance and expand Defence ties with Iraq; Defence Minister.

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Islamabad, H.E. Mr. Hamid Abbas Lafta, Ambassador of Iraq called on Minister for Defence and Defence Production, Khawaja Muhammad Asif in his office at Islamabad, today. Defence Minister said that both countries should work closely to share their experiences and build capacities of their Armed Forces.

The Minister emphasized that Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Iraq and wishes to expand cooperation in all fields of mutual interests especially Defence. He conveyed that Pakistan strongly supports the sovereignty, political unity and territorial integrity of Iraq.
Pakistan has developed best training facilities and infrastructure for its Armed Forces. Numerous foreign countries are availing these facilities, especially the training related to counter terrorism. The Minister encouraged the visiting dignitary to avail more training facilities in Pakistan.

The visiting Ambassador conveyed and reaffirmed the commitment of the people and the government of Iraq to work closely with Pakistan and further strengthen their bilateral relations, especially in the field of defence.