22 Maret 2012
L-159 training aircraft and light strike aircraft (photo : Defense Industry Daily)
Philippines expressed interest in Czech L-159 training aircraft. Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg said after a meeting with his Philippine counterpart, with the potential for sale are not yet any specific proposals.
Manufacturer L-159 Aero Vodochody for several years with the support of the State vainly trying to sell these aircraft. The company came during a meeting with Philippine Foreign Minister Alberto del Rosario.
"I mention it, they expressed interest in light, but still it is not so, it would be exceedingly specific," said Schwarzenberg.
Aero Vodochody will want to get a contract to supply training aircraft for the Philippine Air Force. The selection process but not yet listed.
Schwarzenberg's visit follows the Radio reporter Paul Pollack.
Minister Schwarzenberg also met with Philippine President, the President of the lower house of Parliament, Minister of National Defence, Minister of Transport and Communications and many others. It gave several interviews to local media.
In meetings presents the Czech Republic as a country that is interested in cooperation with the Philippines, which exported to the Philippines would like more goods because trade between the two countries sounds much better for the Philippines.
Czech companies in the Philippines are not entirely unknown. In Manila City trains run Czech, Czech machinist there imported hydropower.
Philippines on the other hand wanted in the Czech Republic to develop renewable resources. They decided to put an end to the core before they ever managed to nuclear energy use. Strongly developed and IT fields. Traditionally, much of the investment coming into elektrospotøebního industry.
The Philippines is overpopulated, many people do not work, and therefore go abroad. Therefore, the Philippine government is trying to improve the situation of foreign investment incentives.
Karel Schwarzenberg, proceeds from the Philippines to Vietnam. There is a strong need for some modernization - the construction of incinerators, dams, and Czech companies can. Vietnam but has the disadvantage that borders China to compete and it is not easy.