President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has urged Pakistan to assist Nigeria in the capacity building of the country’s defence industry.
Lawan made the appeal on Friday when he received a delegation of the Senate of Pakistan.
The Pakistani delegation are in Nigeria to seek support for the candidature of the Chairman of the Pakistani Senate for the Presidency of the Inter-Parliamentary Union(IPU).
The Senate President thanked Pakistan for its assistance in the area of training and supply of weapons to Nigeria Armed Forces to fight insurgency and other security challenges.
The Senate President said the friendship between Pakistan and Nigeria which dated back to Nigeria’s Independence in 1960 had transformed into brotherhood.