Pervez Khattak assumed charge as Federal Minister for Defence. He was received by newly appointed Secretary Defence Lt. General (Retd) Ikram Ul Haq at Ministry of Defence Rawalpindi, on Monday.

Defence Minister Pervaiz Khattak held an introductory meeting with the senior officers of the ministry. He was also briefed about the role and functions of Ministry and its allied organizations.

Speaking on the occasion, Pervez Khattak said that the armed forces of the country would be strengthened, in terms of resources and equipment, so as to make defence of the country impregnable.