Pakistan can acquire F-16s from other countries, if funding not available: Sartaj

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ISLAMABAD, May 03 (APP): Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz Tuesday said Pakistan would acquire F-16 aircraft from other countries if funds were not made available from the United States.

Talking to the media after inaugurating a seminar on “Pakistan’s non-proliferation efforts and Strategic Export Control System”, the Adviser said Pakistan wanted the F-16 fighter jets from the US to help its counter-terrorism efforts.

“Pakistan will buy F-16s from some other country if funding [from the US] is not arranged,” he said.