‘Pak-Spain working against global challenges’

By Umbreen Turk

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Defence, Pervez Khattak has said that Pakistan and Spain are collaborating to address global challenges, such as terrorism, extremism, illegal immigration and drug trafficking, which is an important part of bilateral relations.
The Defence Minister was talking to Ambassador of Spain Mr. Manuel Duran Gimenez-Rico who called on him here on Friday and exchanged views on matters of mutual interests including enhancing cooperation in defence as well as other spheres of bilateral relations.

The two sides acknowledged the need to enhance defence cooperation between the two countries. Federal Minister mentioned that Pakistan values its relations with Spain. Pervez Khattak also mentioned that military and defence relations between Pakistan and Spain have potential to grow further for which a memorandum of Understanding on Defence Cooperation is at advances stage.