PM appreciates Chinese assistance in defence, aerospace

ISLAMABAD, May 13 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday appreciated China’s extraordinary assistance to Pakistan in the area of defence production and aerospace and said it has helped the country in setting up whole range of heavy industries.

He was talking to Deputy Administrator of China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) Wei Yiyin who called on him along with a delegation of China Precision Machinery Import and Export Corporation (CPMIEC) here at the Prime Minister House.

The Prime Minister expressed his satisfaction over the state of bilateral cooperation in defence production including the Joint Committee on Cooperation in Defence Technology and Industry between Pakistan and State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence (SASTIND) China.