ISLAMABAD -  Pakistan and Italy on Wednesday agreed to enhance collaboration in the field of defence production.

This agreement was made during the 11th meeting of Pak-Italy Joint Committee on Defence Systems held at Ministry of Defence Production, Rawalpindi.

The meeting was co-chaired by Lt Gen (retired) Muhammad Ijaz Chaudhary, Secretary Ministry of Defence Production and Lt Gen CA Nicolo Falsaperna, deputy secretary general of Defence and Deputy National Armament Director Ministry of Defence, Republic of Italy.

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest pertaining to enhancement of defence collaboration between the two countries were discussed.

It was agreed in the meeting that both the countries would cooperate in the field of defence production.

Delegation praised the quality of defence products of Pakistan’s defence industry.

They also discussed the avenues to enhance the cooperation. Lt Gen C.A. Nicolo Falsaperna also thanked for the hospitality extended to the Italian delegation.