KARACHI: Italian Navy Ship Carabiniere (F-593) arrived at Karachi Port on Wednesday for a good will visit, said the Inter Services Public Relations.
The visiting ship was accorded a warm welcome during an impressive reception ceremony and received by senior officials of Pakistan Navy and Italian Embassy Staff including Ambassador and Defence Attache of Italy in Pakistan.
The visit is aimed at strengthening mutual collaboration between the two navies through exercises and reciprocal calls on.
During the stay at Karachi, the officers and men of the ship will hold professional interaction on subjects on mutual interest with counterparts from Pakistan Navy.
On completion of port visit, an exercise at sea is also planned between Pakistan Navy flotilla and visiting Italian navy ship which will cover wide range of naval operations.