China will provide four Pakistan Air Force trainer aircraft and 60 million of training funds
article said Pakistan has always hoped to get Chinese L-15 Falcon advanced trainer
LONDON, May 26 News: 25 Pakistani media reported that China and Pakistan signed an agreement which will delivery of four trainers, and 60 million yuan for professional training. Pakistani Prime Minister Gilani said the country needs helicopters and night vision equipment for combat militants.
reported that, in order to consolidate the close defense relations with Islamabad, Pakistan, China 25, the Air Force agreed to provide four trainers and 900 million dollars for the training of their armed forces. Reported that the Executive Secretary of Defense 乔杜里艾哈迈 德穆赫塔尔 Pakistan and Chinese Defense Minister Liang meeting in Islamabad to make the relevant resolutions.
Under the agreement, China will provide four Pakistan Air Force trainer aircraft, and 60 million yuan will be used to support a variety of training programs. U.S. media has reported that in February this year, Pakistan imported from China has been hoping the L-15 advanced trainer aircraft to replace the existing fleet of some of the old trainer.
China and Pakistan also discussed bilateral defense cooperation, and regional geo-strategic issues such as counter-terrorism efforts in Pakistan. Reported that China and Pakistan agree to enhance military cooperation and the full range of strategic communication, respond to the challenges facing the two countries. China is Pakistan’s largest weapons supplier. The two countries also agreed to hold joint military exercises, to enhance and promote bilateral military exchanges and close cooperation. When it comes to regional security environment, both sides stressed the need to combat terrorism.
In addition, the two countries also agreed to share intelligence, which is necessary for the fight against terrorism. Liang guaranteed to Mukhtar, Pakistan, China will continue to provide military and economic aid. China will continue to support Pakistan in various international forums on different position on the issue. Liang also met with Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani later.
Gilani said that Pakistan in the regional and international security and strategic issues, there are a lot of consensus. In this respect, defense and security of Pakistan played an active role in the exchange. Over the years, the comprehensive cooperation between the two countries has grown multi-dimensional “strategic partnership”, this relationship is crucial to regional peace and security. He told the Chinese offer to Pakistan’s JF-17 “Thunderbolt” fighter and F22-P frigate expressed satisfaction with the progress. Gilani said, F22-P warships to defend territorial waters to enhance Pakistan’s capabilities.
Gilani thanked China for its decision to expand the armed forces of Pakistan’s credit facilities to purchase defense measures. He also stressed the urgent need for Pakistan, including helicopters and night vision equipment, in order to effectively crack down on militants. (Spring)