Naval chief highlights Pakistan’s role in global maritime security
October 11, 2019
SYDNEY (92 News) – Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi highlighted Pakistan's role in the efforts being made for global maritime security. He said while representing Pakistan at three-day Sea Power Conference 2019 in Australia. He also held separate meetings with the naval chiefs of various countries, including Australia, Brunei and the Philippines, on sidelines of the conference. They discussed matters of mutual interest and bilateral maritime cooperation. During the meetings, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi highlighted Pakistan's role in Combined Maritime Forces and also threw light on Pakistan Navy's initiative of regional maritime security patrol. He reiterated Pakistan's resolve against terrorism and highlighted Pakistan's role in the efforts being made for global maritime security. The conference, a part of international maritime exposition, is being attended by representatives of over eighty countries.
Malaysia admires Pakistan Navy’s efforts for maritime security
October 4, Malaysian Defence Minister YB Tuan Haji Mohamad bin Sabu 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, the debrief session of Pakistan Navy’s Operational Exercise RIBAT-2019 was held at Pakistan Navy Tactical School (PNTS), Karachi. Vice Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat graced the occasion as chief guest. Speaking on the occasion, Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat expressed satisfaction on the combat readiness of Pakistan Navy fighting units, highlighted that joint operational exercises are the essence of today’s modern warfare which afford desired level of training to undertake defence of the motherland.