Sunday, June 11, 2006

Malaysia keen on tie-up with HAL

Bangalore: Malaysia evinced keen interest in forging a tie-up with Indian defence organisation Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for maintenance and supply of spares to its Sukhoi fighter aircraft, Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister, Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, informed on Saturday.
Speaking to newspersons here after inaugurating a showroom of Flexoffice, a leading manufacturer of office modular furniture in Kuala Lumpur, he said he visited the HAL plant in Nasik earlier in the day and was impressed by its capabilities to manufacture, operate and maintain the Russian fighter aircraft. Razak said Malaysia was also exploring possibilities to have business pacts with HAL for supplying spares and certain ground handling equipment for its Sukhoi fleets.
Besides, his country was interested in having its aviation manpower trained by HAL, he added.
11/06/06 UNI/The Hindu
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