Naval chief honoured with ‘Legion of Merit’ award in Turkey
ANKARA: Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi, who is in Turkey on an official trip, was honoured with a “Legion of Merit” award by Turkish Naval Forces (TNF) Commander Adnan Özbal at an impressive ceremony in Ankara.
Admiral Niazi was presented guard of honour upon arrival at TNF Headquarters, a spokesperson for Pakistan Navy said.
CNS Adm Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi, while on official visit to Turkey has been conferred with “Legion of Merit of the Turkish Armed Forces” by Turkish Naval Forces (TNF) Cdr Adm Adnan OZBAL in an impressive ceremony. Upon arrival at TNF HQ, Adm was presented with GoH (1/3) pic.twitter.com/W23WS4AMsa
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The naval chief called on Minister of National Defence Hulusi Akar and Turkish Armed Forces Commander General Yasar Guler at Turkish General Staff Headquarters in Ankara.
CNS Niazi also called on President of Defence Industries Ismail Demir at Presidency of Defence Industries.
Matters related to regional security, bilateral collaboration and mutual interest were discussed. The CNS and Turkish military officials lauded each other’s contribution to maintaining peace and stability in the region.
Admiral Niazi also laid a floral wreath at Ataturk Mausoleum, Ankara and signed an honour book.