Cabinet okays talks with China for six submarines

The federal cabinet on Monday gave a go ahead to the Defence Ministry for holding talks for the purchase of six state-of-the-art submarines from China to boost its under-sea warfare capabilities.

Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Dr Firdaus Ashiq Awan, told reporters after the cabinet meeting that Beijing had offered to sell submarines to Islamabad. The Ministry of Defence would hold talks for this purpose. Dr Firdaus said that at this stage it was not possible to share details as the process of preparation of the project’s feasibility had yet to be started.

via Daily Times – Leading News Resource of Pakistan – Cabinet okays talks with China for six submarines.

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