- Nigeria's relationship with Pakistan has been getting stronger by the day, mostly in military affairs
- The Arab country says it won't relent in its efforts at helping Nigeria combat terrorism
- Asim Ali Khan said Nigeria can also benefit from Pakistan medium and small industries
Khan made the statement during an interview with the Vanguard newspaper published on Tuesday, February 6.
He stated that Nigeria and Pakistan have a cordial relationship and strong diplomatic ties which has made the military partnership successful.
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His words: “We are ready to provide what can be provided in terms of military hardware and training to the Nigerian government, because of the strong ties both countries have diplomatically and militarily.
“Our business visa’s has increased by 26% as well as the bilateral trade has increase to 46 compare to last year.”
He also stated that Pakistan has started importation of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas and Pakistani tractors in the field of agriculture, adding that Nigeria can also benefit from Pakistan medium and small industries.
Earlier this year, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) received the last batch of military airplanes that it bought from Pakistani military some months ago.
NAF confirmed the receipt of the aircraft in a statement sent to NAIJ.com was by Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya, the force's Director of Public Relations and Information.
Part of the statement read: “The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) today, 14 January 2018, took delivery of the second batch of Super Mushshak trainer aircraft that the Federal Government had since ordered from Pakistan.”
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