Istanbul (TRT world):Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi participated in Steel cutting ceremony.As per contract signed by Pakistan and Turkish Navy in 2018, Turkey will build 4 MILGEM-class corvette warships for Pakistan.
Turkey is one of 10 countries in the world who are capable of building, designing and maintaining warships. 2 warships will be built in Turkey and 2 in Pakistan with complete transfer of technology and intellectual property rights for it’s design.
Turkish President also commissioned locally built corvette TCG Kınalıada warship to Turkish Navy.Pakistan is determined to excel in defense capabilities. This collaboration between both countries will improve strategic partnership and security of region