Pakistan to get 8 state of the art world class submarines from China
This was stated by the Chief Project Director of Submarine while briefing the National Assembly Standing Committee on Defence, during Committee's visit to the Naval Headquarters here on Friday.
The Committee, headed by Shaikh Rohale Asghar was earlier welcomed by the Chief of Naval Staff who thanked for visiting the Naval Headquarters.
The Chief Project Director of the Submarines, gave detailed overview about the challenges and future plans of Pakistan Navy.
He said Pakistan Navy had inked a contract for provision of Submarines with China according to which the friendly country will construct four submarines in China and will be supplied to Pakistan Navy in mid of 2022-23.
The Committee recommended that the Government may provide requisite funds to Pakistan Navy for meeting its future requirements and to further strengthen the Pakistan Navy in order to face the future challenges.
The members of the committee who attended the meeting included, Tahir Bashir Cheema, Isphanyar M. Bhandara, Mir Dostan Dhomki, Ms. Surriya Asghar, Sardar Muhammad Shafqat Hayat Khan, Lt. Col. (Retd) Ghulam Rasul Sahi, Saeed Ahmed Khan Manais, Muhammad Junaid Anwar Chaudhry, Nawab Ali Wassan, Syed Mustafa Mehmud, Malik Muhammad Amir Dogar, Sanjay Perwani and Muhammad Ijaz-ul-Haq besides Officers of the Defence Ministry.