Malaysia admires Pakistan Navy’s efforts for maritime security

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04 Oct, 2019 3:24 pm

KUALA LUMPUR (92 News) – Malaysian Defence Minister YB Tuan Haji Mohamad bin Sabu on Friday admired Pakistan Navy’s effort for maritime security.

Naval Chief Zafar Mahmood Abbasi held meetings with the Malaysian defence minister and Naval Chief Admiral Datuk Mohamad Reza bin Mohamad Sany in Kuala Lumpur.

During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations and matters of mutual interests. The two sides stressed on the need of joint naval exercises between Malaysia and Pakistan.

On the occasion, Naval Chief Zafar Mahmood Abbasi highlighted efforts made by Pakistan Navy for regional security especially the regional maritime security patrol. He thanked Malaysian Defence Minister and Naval Chief for participating in AMAN exercises.

Malaysian Defence Minister and Naval Chief lauded Pakistan Navy’s efforts for maritime security.

Earlier, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi reaffirmed Pakistan Navy’s commitment for the development of maritime sector and empowerment of women in different maritime sectors.

In his message on the occasion of World Maritime Day being observed today, Admiral Zafar Mahmood said, “Pakistan is blessed with over 1,000 kilometers of coastline and around 290,000 square kilometer sea area.”

The theme of this year is: “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community”.

Empowering women fuels thriving economies across the world, spurs growth and development, and benefits everyone working in the global community in the drive towards safe, secure, clean and sustainable shipping.

He was confident that the full operationalization of China Pakistan Economic Corridor project will immensely increase naval activities in Pakistan.

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