Turkey has started work on creating a naval warship that is marketed to Pakistan as part of a deal signed in 2018, a press report said on Monday.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made the statement during a ceremony on Sunday to mark the commencement to the Building of this warship called MILGEM, Geo News reported.
“I expect that Pakistan benefits in the naval warship which was being supplied to this by Turkey,” the report quoted him as saying throughout the service.
Pakistan Navy Commander Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi and Erdogan cut on the first metal plate of the very beginning of this four MILGEM Ada course corvette throughout the service.
While two corvettes will be constructed at Turkey, another two will be constructed in Pakistan through tech transfer.
MILGEM boats are 99 metres long, have a displacement capability of 24,00 a lot and a rate of 29 nautical miles.
Erdogan impressed with the crowd that Pakistan-Turkey connections had excellent potential for collaboration in the area of defence production.
According to Erdogan, Turkey is among just ten nations worldwide that’s ready to construct, design, and preserve warships employing national capacities.
Erdogan also commissioned a brand new naval warship to the Turkish Navy about the event and hailed as the warship construction capabilities of the Turkish defence market.