MILGEM project a major step towards self-reliance and indigenization: PM

APP17-010823 KARACHI: August 02 - Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, Türkiye's Vice President Cevdet Yilmaz and Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi cutting a rope to launch Pakistan's 4th MILGEM Class Corvette"PNS Tariq" into sea at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works. APP/ABB

ISLAMABAD, Aug 3 (APP): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday said that the launch of the state-of-the-art MILGEM Class Warship PNS Tariq was a major step towards self-reliance and indigenization in the defence sector. The prime minister, who jointly launched PNS Tariq along with Turkish Vice President Cevdet Yilmaz in Karachi, wrote on a social… Continue reading MILGEM project a major step towards self-reliance and indigenization: PM

Pakistan, Turkiye agree to maintain close coordination for improved ties

KARACHI, Aug 2 (APP): Pakistan and Turkiye on Wednesday agreed to continue close coordination and engagement through well-established bilateral mechanisms to continue with the upwards trajectory of bilateral relations. The bilateral relations were discussed in a meeting between Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and visiting Turkish Vice President Cevdet Yilmaz, here, after they jointly launched PNS… Continue reading Pakistan, Turkiye agree to maintain close coordination for improved ties

High time for Pak-Turkiye enhanced strategic cooperation, says PM after MILGEM-IV launch

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, Türkiye's Vice President Cevdet Yilmaz and Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi cutting a rope to launch into sea Pakistan's 4th MILGEM Class Corvette"PNS Tariq" in Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works on 2 August 2023.

KARACHI, Aug 2 (APP): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday lauding the leadership role of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said that it was high time for Pakistan and Turkiye to enhance their bilateral strategic cooperation for the prosperity of the two nations. The prime minister, addressing the launching ceremony of the fourth MILGEM Class… Continue reading High time for Pak-Turkiye enhanced strategic cooperation, says PM after MILGEM-IV launch

Turkish vice president to visit Pakistan from Aug 1-2

ISLAMABAD, Aug 1 (APP): Vice President of the Republic of Turkiye Cevdet Yilmaz will pay a visit to Pakistan from August 1-2, during which he and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will jointly launch the fourth MILGEM Class Corvette – PNS Tariq –at the Karachi Shipyard. The launch of the fourth MILGEM Class Corvette – PNS… Continue reading Turkish vice president to visit Pakistan from Aug 1-2

Pak-Turkiye defence cooperation for peace, to ward off aggression: PM

Istanbul: Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan jointly launch PNS Khyber, third of the four MILGEM Corvette ships for Pakistan Navy ( 25 November, 2022)

ISTANBUL, Nov 25 (APP): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday said that the promotion of defence cooperation between Pakistan and Türkiye was meant for peace and to ward off aggression. “Pakistan and Turkiye are deeply engaged in promoting our defence capabilities for peace and to ward off aggression. As they say, if you want to… Continue reading Pak-Turkiye defence cooperation for peace, to ward off aggression: PM

Pak-Turkey relations a force of peace, stability in region, beyond: President

ISTANBUL, Aug 15 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi Sunday said that the relationship between Pakistan and Turkey was a force for regional peace and stability with their exemplary support towards peaceful co-existence and cooperative multilateralism. Addressing the inauguration ceremony of 1st MILGEM Ship, PNS Babur, built by Turkey here, the president said Pakistan appreciated Turkey’s… Continue reading Pak-Turkey relations a force of peace, stability in region, beyond: President

President Alvi lands in Istanbul for three-day visit

President Dr Arif Alvi being welcomed by Governor of Istanbul, Ali Yerlikaya, at Ataturk Airport, Istanbul.

ISTANBUL, Aug 14 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi Saturday landed in Istanbul for three-day visit, at the invitation of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Governor Istanbul Ali Yerlikaya, senior Turkish officials and Ambassador of Pakistan Muhammad Syrus Qazi received the president at Atatürk Airport, according to a President House press release. During his stay from… Continue reading President Alvi lands in Istanbul for three-day visit

Pakistan Navy keel laying ceremonies of Type-054 A/P Frigate, Milgem Class Corvette held

ISLAMABAD, May 01 (APP):Pakistan Navy keel laying ceremonies of 3rd Type-054A Class Frigate and 2nd MILGEM Class Corvette were held at Hudong Zhonghua (HZ) Shipyard Shanghai, China and Istanbul Naval Shipyard (INSY), Turkey respectively. Both the ceremonies were graced by respective Country’s Chief Naval Overseers, separately, said a news release received here from Pakistan Navy.… Continue reading Pakistan Navy keel laying ceremonies of Type-054 A/P Frigate, Milgem Class Corvette held

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