ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Chief of the Air Staff (COAS) Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan on Thursday called on the senior military leadership of Turkey and discussed ways in which to further promote Pakistan-Turkey defence ties, especially between the two air forces.The air chief, who is on an official four-day visit to Turkey, held separate meetings with Turkish Minister for National Defence Hulusi Akar and the Turkish Chief of General Staff General Yasar Güler, said a PAF press release.
During these meetings, Air Chief Anwar Khan reiterated his commitment to enhance cooperation with Turkey in the fields of defence production, security and training by capitalising on the respective strengths of each side.
Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan also called on Turkish Air Force Commander General Hasan Küçükakyüz.
Both the commanders held detailed discussion on enhancing collaboration and exchanging expertise between the air forces of the two brotherly countries to meet the challenges of the contemporary world.
The discussion included PAF’s participation in the Anatolian Eagle multinational exercise in Turkey, and the Turkish air force’s participation in various exercises organized by PAF, as well was the exchanging and training of pilots. They also discussed cooperation in defence production.