Malaysian PM briefed on JF-17 Thunder fighter jet

Malaysian PM briefed on JF-17 Thunder fighter jet

ISLAMABAD: Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad was briefed about Pakistan Air Force’s (PAF) JF-17 Thunder aircraft at Nur Khan airbase.
Prime Minister Imran Khan, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and other higher officials accompanied PM Mahathir to the Nur Khan airbase to see him off upon completion of his three-day visit of Pakistan.
Before his departure, the Malaysian premier got a detailed briefing on JF-Thunder fighter jets by Pakistan Air Force (PAF) officials.
Later on Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad left for his homeland.
Prime Minister Imran Khan accompanied the Malaysian premier to see him off.
Earlier today, PM Mahathir attended the grant military Parade at Parade Ground near Shakarprian as the guest of honour. The parade was held to commemorate the passing of the Lahore Resolution on March 23, 1940, when Muslims of the Subcontinent demanded the establishment of a separate homeland to safeguard their rights.
President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi had earlier on Friday conferred the country’s highest civilian award ‘Nishan-e-Pakistan’ on the Malaysian PM during a ceremony at the President House.
The ceremony was also attended by Prime Minister Imran Khan, federal ministers, parliamentarians and other dignitaries.
Speaking on the occasion, Mahathir Mohamad said he expressed gratitude to the government of Pakistan for inviting him and conferring him with the top civilian award of the country.
“Malaysia wants to promote cooperation with Pakistan in every sector,” he stated. He said investments between the two countries on economic front would be beneficial in the long-run.

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