CNS Zafar Abbasi expresses satisfaction over operational preparedness

29 Mar, 2018 8:17 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi presided over the Command and Staff Conference of Pakistan Navy concluded at Naval Headquarters, Islamabad on Thursday.

Matters related to operational preparedness, developmental plans of Pakistan Navy, prevailing security situation and training and welfare of troops were reviewed. Detailed briefings on various ongoing and future Pakistan Navy projects and plans were also given to Chief of the Naval Staff.

While making an overall appraisal of the prevalent security environment, Chief of the Naval Staff expressed his utmost confidence over operational preparedness of Pakistan Navy.

The CNS reiterated Pakistan Navy’s unflinching resolve to ensure seaward defence of vital maritime infrastructure and protection of the maritime interests of Pakistan against all threats and challenges.

The Naval Chief lauded successful conduct of Exercise RIBAT-18 and stressed upon maintaining highest state of operational preparedness against conventional as well as sub-conventional/ asymmetric challenges. He also emphasized close monitoring of the developments in the regional maritime environment to safeguard own maritime interests.

The Command and Staff Conference is the apex decision making body of Pakistan Navy in which all Chiefs of Staff, Principal Staff Officers and Field Commanders undertake strategic review of Pakistan Navy’s Policies and Plans.

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