Pakistan, China sign deal to build patrol vessels
Islamabad: Pakistan and China signed an agreement for construction of six patrol vessels for the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA). The agreement was signed during a ceremony at the ministry of defence production (MoDP) in Rawalpindi, Dawn reported. The documents were signed by China Ship Trading Company (CSTC) and the Pakistani government on behalf of MoDP. According to the agreement, four ships would be constructed in China while the remaining two would be built at Karachi’s Shipyard and Engineering Works under transfer of technology.