Pak, UK exchange views on matters relating int’l, regional security

Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence UK Stephen Lovegrove held separate meetings with Defence Minister Pervez Khattak and Secretary Defence Lt Gen (Retd) Ikram Ul Haq in Rawalpindi today.
During the meeting, both sides exchanged views on matters related to international and regional security. Ways and means to further strengthen bilateral defence relationships were also discussed.
The two sides took stock of the progress made since holding of the last round of Pakistan-UK Defence Cooperation Forum in the UK and explored new avenues of collaboration.
The meeting agreed that cooperation between Pakistan and the United Kingdom in all spheres of mutual interest shall continue more vigorously by focusing on achieving set targets. Both sides decided to enhance the level of their interaction at all levels.