President stresses closer defense ties with Nigeria
Mamnoon Hussain says Pakistan, Nigeria had the potential to mutually share expertise in diverse fields.
Nigerian Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Adesola Nunayon Amosu called on President Mamnoon Hussain in Islamabad on Monday [27 October].
The President said Pakistan and Nigeria could mutually share knowledge and expertise in diverse fields including science and technology and defence services.
He said the two countries should explore avenues for further forging closer military ties especially in areas of military training and defence technologies.
Mamnoon Hussain said that Pakistan and Nigeria faced common menace of terrorism and in this regard defence co-operation between the two countries should be further strengthened.
Nigerian Chief of Air Staff thanked the President for the warm welcome he was accorded during his visit to Pakistan.
A Mutual Cooperation Agreement was also signed between the Nigerian Air Force and Shaheen Foundation.
Speaking on the occasion, the Air Chief reiterated to further enhance support of PAF for the Nigerian Air Force in terms of technical, training and other professional matters.