Pak Navy flotilla visits Muscat, shares experiences with Royal Navy of Oman

04 Jan, 2018 2:38 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan Navy flotilla comprising Submarine HURMAT along with sail ship PNS Rahnaward and support ship PNS Rasadgar visited Muscat for goodwill-cum-training visit. Commander Submarines, Commodore Altaf Hussain commanded the flotilla as mission commander.

On arrival at Sultan Qaboos Port, the ships were given a warm welcome by Royal Navy of Oman (RNO). During the visit, the mission commander and Commanding Officers of PN ships and submarine held important meetings with various RNO officials.

A large number of RNO personnel, Pakistani expatriates in Oman, military/ naval attaches and officers from Sultan Armed Forces visited PN units.

The visit was aimed at improving inter-operability and strengthening of bilateral ties between the two navies and creating opportunities for learning from each other’s experiences. The visit provided a chance to crews of visiting ships to hold professional interactions with the personnel of Royal Navy of Oman.

On completion of the visit, while leaving Sultan Qaboos Port, PN sail ship RAHNAWARD sailed together with RNO sail ship SHABAB OMAN-II. Both ships also exchanged crew members on this occasion for sharing of experiences in the art of sailing.

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