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F-16 to fly for Pakistan in 2 years

india Updated: Jul 07, 2006 23:14 IST

Pakistan's envoy in the US Mahmud Ali Durrani has said Islamabad will start receiving the delivery of US F-16 fighter jets within next two years, Online news agency reported on Friday.

Pakistan would also get other weapon systems, ships and defence equipment from the US, he said while talking to a private news channel.

Durrani termed a recent meeting between officials of the two countries encouraging for boosting bilateral cooperation in the energy sector.

Meanwhile, US President George W Bush, while accepting the credentials of the new Pakistani envoy on Thursday, said his country was willing to play a role for improving Pakistan-India relations.