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  World   Middle East  01 Oct 2019  Turkey building naval warship for Pakistan, says Prez Erdogan

Turkey building naval warship for Pakistan, says Prez Erdogan

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Oct 1, 2019, 2:21 pm IST
Updated : Oct 1, 2019, 2:21 pm IST

According to Erdogan, Turkey is one of only 10 countries worldwide that is able to build, design, and maintain warships.

Erdogan also commissioned a new naval warship into the Turkish Navy on the occasion and hailed the warship building capabilities of the Turkish defence industry. (Photo: File)
 Erdogan also commissioned a new naval warship into the Turkish Navy on the occasion and hailed the warship building capabilities of the Turkish defence industry. (Photo: File)

Ankara: On Monday, a media report said that Turkey has begun work on building a naval warship which will be sold to Pakistan as part of a deal signed in 2018. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made the announcement during a ceremony on Sunday to mark the commencement for the construction of the warship named MILGEM, Geo News reported.

“I hope that Pakistan benefits from the naval warship that was being provided to it by Turkey,” the report quoted him as saying during the ceremony.

 

Pakistan Navy Commander Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi and Erdogan cut the first metal plate of the first of the four MILGEM Ada class corvette during the ceremony.

In July 2018, Pakistan Navy had signed a contract for the acquisition of four MILGEM-class ships from Turkey.

Erdogan impressed upon the audience that Pakistan-Turkey relations had great potential for cooperation in the field of defence production.

According to Erdogan, Turkey is one of only 10 countries worldwide that is able to build, design, and maintain warships using national capabilities.

Erdogan also commissioned a new naval warship into the Turkish Navy on the occasion and hailed the warship building capabilities of the Turkish defence industry.

 

Tags: turkey, recep tayyip erdogan, pakistan, warship, naval warship
Location: Turkey, Ankara