Turkey is giving away 34 trainer-cum-fighter aircraft for free under a defense deal inked between the two countries.
Turkey has decided to provide 34 T-37, a jet trainer and light attack aircraft and its spare parts, without charging a single penny, Pakistani Defense Ministry said in a statement Wednesday.
The agreement was reached during the meeting of Pakistan- Turkey High Level Military Dialogue Group which concluded in Ankara, The Express Tribune reported.
Director General Defence Procurement Maj Gen Naveed Ahmed and Chief of Logistics Turkey Maj Gen Serdar Gulbas signed the agreement, while a Joint Communique was signed by Secretary Defence Lieutenant General (Retd) Muhammad Alam Khattak and Deputy Chief of Turkish General Staff Gen Yasar Guler.
The agreement is reached at a time when Turkey is believed to be seeking Pakistan's increased security and defence cooperation to deal with the emerging threat posed by Islamic State terrorist group as well as Kurdish rebels, the paper reported.
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