Pakistan to assist Iraq in â€˜training and developmentâ€™: PM
Iraq signs an agreement with Pakistan to purchase Super Mashshak aircraft.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said Pakistan will provide assistance to Iraq in fields of training and development.
He was talking to Commander Iraqi Air Force General Anwer Hamad Ameen Ahmed in Islamabad Monday.
The Prime Minister said Pakistan Air Force has a rich experience of training personnel of friendly countries and would assist in developing Iraqi Air Force on modern lines.
Later‚ the Pakistan Air Force and Iraqi Air Force signed two agreements. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain witnessed the agreement signing ceremony.
Under the first agreement‚ Pakistan Air Force will provide training to Iraqi Air Defence Force personnel in modern air force concept.
This was followed by the signing of contract of sales of Super Mushshak aircraft to Iraq. This is a major milestone in the export of Pakistan aviation products.