Pakistani delegation visits HungaryText: HDF Force Modernization and Transformation Command, HDF 1st Armoured Brigade | 11:03 June 13, 2023
In the first week of June, a Pakistani delegation paid a visit to Hungary. The delegation headed by Major General Majid Jahangir HI(M), Director General of Foreign Military Cooperation (FMC), Joint Staff Headquarters (JS HQ) of the Pakistan Armed Forces was received by Major General Dr. László Stitcz, Commander, HDF Force Modernization and Transformation Command.
During their stay in Hungary, the members of the delegation met with Lieutenant General Tibor Bozó, Director of Staff, HDF General Staff and also visited Szolnok and Tata. The meetings and discussions with the units of the land forces and the air force as well as with the commanders were conducted about the topics of future cooperation, joint training programs as well as research and development.
In the garrison town of Szolnok, Colonel Zsolt Simon, Vice-Commander, HDF 86th Helicopter Wing received the delegation. He first held a presentation about the task system of the Wing, the recent military technology developments and the challenges ahead of the unit, and then introduced the guests to the workings of the simulator centre assisting pilot training. Brigadier General Dr. József Koller, Commander, HDF Air Force Command talked about the directions of development of the air force. Besides, the delegation also visited the RepTár – Szolnok Aviation Museum.
During the visit to the Tata barracks, the Pakistani guests gained an insight into the ongoing processes related to the development of land capabilities in the Hungarian Defence Forces. Colonel István Tóth, Commander, HDF 1st Armoured Brigade informed the guests about the status of the brigade, the recent and upcoming procurements of military equipment as well as the system of training required for their commissioning and operation. As part of the program, the members of the delegation attended a static display, where they had the opportunity to take a close look at the vehicles and weaponry of the infantry, artillery, armour and anti-tank branches.