Kazakhstan and Pakistan agreed on military cooperation 16 ноября 2012, 10:07
Kazakhstan Defense Minister Adilbek Dzhaksybekov (R) and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Pakistan to Kazakhstan Mohammad Akhtar Tufail (L). Photo by yermek Sarbassov©
Kazakhstan and Pakistan have agreed on military cooperation. The memorandum of cooperation was signed at the meeting of Kazakhstan Defense Minister Adilbek Dzhaksybekov with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Pakistan to Kazakhstan Mohammad Akhtar Tufail, Tengrinews.kz reports citing the Ministry's press-service.
"Signing of this document is a confirmation of our countries will to develop bilateral cooperation to enhance security both at national and regional levels," Kazakhstan Defense Minister said. "We already have a history of positive interaction in military education and personnel training. We are also looking into establishing the dialog in military-and-technical sector," the press-service cited Dzhaksybekov.
The Ministry noted that Kazakhstan-Pakistan relations have a relatively short but a positive history. The countries are actively interacting in trade, economic and cultural-humanitarian sectors, as well as in security enhancement.
"A delgation of Pakistan armament plant took part in the second international exhibition of armament, military vehicles and military-technical property KADEX-2012 that included the meetings where agreements were reach to review prospects of interaction in defense industry," the press-service wrote.
The parties expressed hope that Kazakhstan and Pakistan will continue working on further development of the mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries.