Pakistani Military Delegation Visits Iranian Air Base

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Pakistani Military Delegation Visits Iranian Air Base

Pakistani Military Delegation Visits Iranian Air Base

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A Pakistani military delegation, headed by Assistant Chief of Air Staff Training in Pakistan Air Force Air Commodore Imran Qadir, visited Shahid Babayee Air Base in Iran’s Central province of Isfahan, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported.

Upon his arrival at the base, the Pakistani delegation was welcomed by Air Base Commander Brigadier General Mohammad Jafar Tak.

Before touring different parts and sites of the base, the two sides held a meeting in the conference hall of the base to exchange views and share experiences.

The capabilities of the base in maintaining and overhauling different training jets, fighter jets, and military transportation planes were discussed during the tour.

The visiting delegation also paid visit to simulators and the active flying brigades.

Iran and Pakistan have exchanged many military delegations in the recent past years, and the two countries have voiced their resolute determination to broaden military and defense cooperation.

In a related development on November 28, Chief of Pakistan’s Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi underlined his country’s willingness to sign a Naval agreement with Iran.

Admiral Abbasi made the remarks in a meeting with Iranian Army Deputy Commander for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari.

During the meeting, the two sides stressed mutual cooperation in military training, exchanging visits by flotillas, fighting insecurity in the sea, exchange of intelligence, joint military drills, cooperation in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean and technical cooperation.

Rear Admiral Sayyari, for his part, said that “the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan as two friendly, brotherly and neighboring states do not allow foreigners to interfere and sow discord between them at all”.

Heading a senior military delegation from Tehran, Rear Admiral Sayyari participated in the opening ceremony of the Defense Industries’ Exhibition in Pakistan’s port Karachi on Tuesday.  

It was the tenth edition of the event and 418 Pakistani companies and firms, along with participants from 43 countries, showcased their latest accomplishments in the field.

On the sidelines of the opening day, Rear Admiral Sayyari held meetings with a number of Pakistani Commanders and military officials.

 

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