Dastgir in Poland signs MoU on defence cooperation

By Staff Reporter
Thursday – April 19, 2018
ISLAMABAD: On the invitation extended by his Polish counterpart, defence minister Khurram Dastgir is on a three days visit to Poland, during which a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on defence cooperation was signed between the two sides on Wednesday.

According to an official statement, the MoU will help augment defence cooperation between the two sides, who share a long history of defence cooperation which dates back to the 1960s.

During his interaction with his Polish counterpart and other dignitaries, Dastgir informed that Pakistan believes in the policy of peaceful co-existence with all its neighbours and strongly condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.

He pointed out that the intelligence and information sharing by Pakistan has resulted in the aversion of a number of terrorist incidents across the world.

“Pakistan has provided multifaceted support to international community in the war against terrorism” highlighting “Pakistan is committed to create peace and stability in the region with particular focus on its relations with Afghanistan and the whole region,” Dastgir said.

He also shared his concerns regarding India’s role in Afghanistan and the frequent line of control (LoC) violations by India. Dastgir visited Polish defence industries and shared keen interest in their technological expertise.