Rawalpindi: Mr. Stefano Pontecorvo, Ambassador of Italy along with Mr. Guido Crosetto, Chairman of the Italian Industries for Airspace, Defence and Security called on Ms. Zobaida Jalal, Federal Minister for Defence Production in her office at MODP, Rawalpindi today.
Minister for Defence Production highlighted importance of collaboration between Pakistan and Italian Defence Industries. She also appreciated Italian Defence Industrial potential and said that increased participation of Italian defence firms in defence development programs is essential.
Ms. Zobaida Jalal expressed satisfaction on the establishment of forum”Pak-Italy Joint Committee on Defence Systems” for promoting the defence collaboration between the two countries. She told the delegates that opportunities of cooperation exist in the realm of energy, defence production and trade which needs to be explored.