Immense potential exists between Pakistan, Turkey in defence sector
The 5th edition of Pak-Turkey Defence Exhibition (Defence Port Turkey) concluded here on Saturday at Pak – China Friendship Centre.
Defence Export Promotion Organization, Ministry for Defence Production Pakistan and Presidency of Defence Industries, Republic of Turkey jointly organized the three-day event for the first time in Pakistan.
In his remarks at the closing ceremony, Maj Gen Farhat Abbas Sani, DG DEPO thanked the participants of the exhibition saying the event showcased not only the defence products of both Pakistan and Turkey a number of activities encompassing Turkey and Pakistan’s advance defence technology demonstrations, Armed Forces conferences, networking and business expansions through daily B2B and B2G were also highlights of the event. He said immense potential exists between the two countries in the country’s defence sector.
The exhibition was attended by a number of OEMs, exhibitors, academia, and R&D organizations, policy makers from Turkey and Pakistan.
According to the organizers of the event, the success of the defence exhibition was due to the fact that 32 exhibitors from Turkey and 25 from Pakistan showcased their state of the equipment under one roof.
Besides large number of high-level delegations from Turkey and Pakistan, more than 5000 visitors including trade bodies, defence suppliers and vendors visited the exhibition.