Pakistan imported fewer arms in 2015: report


STOCKHOLM: Pakistan’s arms imports in 2015 fell, accounting for 3.3 per cent of global arms imports with an expenditure of $735 million, a report said.

According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Pakistan dropped two places on the list of arms importers – from five to seven — as its share in global arms imports fell from four per cent in 2014 to just 3.3 per cent in 2015.Its spending on arms also fell from $752 million to $735 million in the respective years – down to 10 from nine with regards to spending.