CNS Admiral Amjad honoured with 'Legion of Merit' award in Turkey
ANKARA (92 News) - Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi, who is in Turkey on an official trip, was honoured with a “Legion of Merit” award by Turkish Naval Forces (TNF) Commander Adnan Özbal at an impressive ceremony in Ankara.
According to a spokesperson for Pakistan Navy, Admiral Niazi was presented guard of honour upon arrival at TNF Headquarters.
During a visit to Turkish Naval Forces Headquarters, the naval chief was also given a detail briefing on the Turkish Navy.
Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan also held meetings with Minister of National Defence Hulusi Akar and Turkish Armed Forces Commander General Yasar Guler at Turkish General Staff Headquarters in Ankara.
Turkish naval chief, the defence minister and other high ranking officials and discussed cooperation in the maritime sector.
CNS Niazi also called on President of Defence Industries Ismail Demir at Presidency of Defence Industries.
Matters related to regional security, bilateral collaboration and mutual interest were discussed. The CNS and Turkish military officials lauded each other’s contribution to maintaining peace and stability in the region.
Admiral Niazi also laid a floral wreath at Ataturk Mausoleum, Ankara and signed an honour book.