Minister: (Pakistan producing state of the art defence products, says minister)


ISLAMABAD: Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer has said that the country is producing state of the art competitive defence products.

He was talking to media persons here on Tuesday after inaugurating the modern display centre of Defence Export Promotion Organization. The Minister said the indigenously built JF-17 thunder fighter has the capability to compete with any modern fighter jet including the F-16.

He said the world is showing great interest in purchase of this fighter jet because of its cost effectiveness. He said our defence products are also being exported to the European countries and America.

He said the government is encouraging ‘Made of Pakistan’ products to realize the goal of economic development. He said utilization of latest technology is inevitable in keeping with the requirements of modern time.

The defence products have been put on display at the modern display centre. The ceremony was also attended by foreign diplomats, defence experts and military officials.