Modern Navy needed to keep homeland safe, ensure regional stability: CNS
KARACHI (92 News) – The annual award ceremony of Pakistan Navy Logistics Command was held at PN Dockyard on Friday.
Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi was the chief guest on the occasion.
The annual award ceremony is held every year to review the performance of the units under command throughout the year and to acknowledge their efforts in successful completion of various projects.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief of the Naval Staff appreciated the Logistics command of Pakistan Navy for performing all the professional tasks with utmost perfection and said that despite limited resources and lack of technology the personnel of this command are giving their best. He further said that the operational readiness of PN Fleet and its participation in various exercises during 2017 speaks volume of the efforts of Pakistan Navy Logistics Command.
The Admiral said that a modern and strong Navy is not only needed to keep our homeland safe but also to ensure regional stability. “To make Pakistan Navy a modern and potent deterrent, induction of new platforms in PN fleet and technical capability to maintain and upgrade them is as significant as availability of skilled and professional manpower.”
The chief guest stated that along with modernizing PN fleet Pakistan Navy is striving to equip its human resource with best training and introduce them to emerging technology.
The Naval chief said: “Skilled and proficient human resource is our asset and we are proud of our men. Following the golden principles of unity, faith and discipline we will take Pakistan Navy to new horizons of capability, capacity and readiness.”
Earlier in his welcome address, Commander Logistics Rear Admiral Sajid Wazir Khan highlighted salient accomplishment of the command during 2017. Later, the chief guest gave away awards to best units and personnel for their remarkable performance and achievements.