Chairman KADDB Jordan calls on Defence Production Minister

RAWALPINDI: Chairman King Abdullah Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) Jordan, Eng Atef M. Ahmed Tell along with a delegation called on Federal Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain in Rawalpindi on Tuesday.

Talking to the delegation, the minister said that bilateral relations between the two countries had been historically very special and nurtured in a climate of trust.

He said both Pakistan and Jordan valued these ties a lot. He also expressed satisfaction over the ongoing defence details, leading to bolster brotherly ties between the two countries.

The minister appreciated successful contract of thirteen F-16 aircraft between Pakistan and Jordan in 2014. He explained to the delegation about the specifications of JF-17 aircraft and said that it might be considered for the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF).

He also offered various products of Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) including APC Saad, security vehicles Mohafiz, Discrete Armored Mohafiz and bulletproof jackets.

He told the delegation that Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works could render training facilities to personnel of Royal Jordanian Navy Dockyard (RJNF) in shipbuilding technology under its experienced staff.

Rana Tanveer also invited the delegation to participate in IDEAS-2018 as an exhibition besides sending an official delegation.

Eng Atef M. Ahmed Tell thanked the minister for the warm hospitality extended to him and his delegation.

He commended defence relations, especially exchange trainings and expressed gratitude for the offer of defence products of Pakistan.