ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and South Korea on Thursday discussed matters of shared interest and improving cooperation in the field of defence production.

The issues were discussed during a meeting between Ambassador of Republic of Korea Kwak Sung-Kyu and Federal Minister of Defence Production Barrister Usman Ibrahim in Rawalpindi.  Barrister Usman Ibrahim emphasised that Pakistan and Korea enjoy longstanding friendly relations.

He said that Pakistan deeply values its relations with Korea and is willing for joint ventures for development of different defence products.  He also desired to manifest cooperation in different fields like trade, economy, defence, culture, science and technology. The federal minister stressed to identify areas of mutual interest so that both countries may move ahead.

He expressed his satisfaction that two countries have very warm and strong relations which are growing stronger with each passing moment. 

Barrister Usman Ibrahim suggested that exchange of visits at various levels will explore the avenues of prospective collaboration in the sphere of defence and defence production industry.