Pakistan highly values its ties with Italy, considers pertinent defence partner: Zobaida Jalal , Aug 19, 2020

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Pakistan highly values its ties with Italy, considers pertinent defence partner: Zobaida Jalal , Aug 19, 2020

ISLAMABAD- Federal Minister for Defence Production Zobaida Jalal said Pakistan highly values its relations with Italy and consider it as an important defence partner because of its rich experience and defence related expertise.

         She stated this while Ambassador of Italy Andreas Ferrarese called on her here on Tuesday.

         "The Italian Defence Industry has a great potential and similar potential exists in the energy and production sector of Pakistan Defence Industry. Therefore, there is a good possibility for us to look up for joint ventures," she said.

         Both the dignitaries while agreed on existing potential of cooperation, level of friendship, and need to promote regular exchange of high level visits.

         Later on, the federal minister sympathised and expressed her good wishes for the government and people of Italy, saying, "We stand with them in this difficult hour of  COVID-19, since it caused huge losses to them."