Steel Cutting ceremony of Pak warship held in China
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Steel Cutting ceremony of first war ship of Type 054 A/P Frigates Project being built for Pakistan Navy was held at Hudong Zhonghua (HZ) Shipyard China.
Vice Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat graced the ceremony as Chief Guest.
While addressing the ceremony the Admiral highlighted that today’s accomplishment also ushers new chapter in Pak-China friendship that has matured through the tests of times and has remained steadfast in other domains. Both countries are bounded by the affinity of trust, compassion and commonality.
Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat also lauded the concerted efforts made by China State Shipbuilding Corporation, China Shipbui;ding Trading Company, China Ship Development & Design Center, Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard and PLA(Navy) in achieving the significant milestone of Steel Cutting ahead of the schedule.
Once constructed, the warship will be one of the largest and technologically advanced platform of PN which will strengthen Pakistan’s capability to respond to future challenges, maintain peace & stability and balance of power in Indian Ocean Region.