Pak Navy assumes command of Multinational Combined Task in Indian Ocean

12 Nov, 2016 6:31 pm

BAHRAIN (92 News) – Pakistan Navy assumed the Command of Multinational Combined Task Force, which is responsible for counter piracy operations in the Indian Ocean.

The change of command ceremony was held in Bahrain on Saturday.

Commodore Muhammad Shuaib took over the command from Rear Admiral Nam Dong Woo.

Speaking on the occasion, he assured that his team is fully prepared to shoulder this critical responsibility as part of Pakistan’s contribution towards the safety and security of the oceans.

Commodore Muhammad Shuaib stressed that no single nation could resolve the menace of piracy which could only be addressed through collaborative international efforts.

This is the 8th time that Pakistan Navy has taken over the command of this important task force.

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