Naval Chief conferred King Abdul Aziz Medal of Excellence award
RIYADH: Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi has been conferred King Abdul Aziz Medal of Excellence award in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The Naval Chief was conferred the coveted award in a ceremony held in Riyadh.
According to a spokesman for Pakistan Navy, during the visit of Saudi Arabia, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi met with Chief of General Staff of Royal Saudi Armed Forces and Head of Royal Saudi Naval Forces.
They discussed professional matters and bilateral defence cooperation during the meetings.
Chief of General Staff of Royal Saudi Armed Forces and Head of Royal Saudi Naval Forces lauded the services of Pakistan Navy in maintaining peace and stability in the region.
Earlier in February, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, was conferred King Abdul Aziz Medal of Excellence in Riyadh.
Former Chiefs of Army Staff General Pervez Musharraf and General Raheel Sharif, former Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee (CJCSC) Tariq Majid and incumbent General Zubair Mehmood Hayat, and former Naval Chief Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah are the other recipients from Pakistan.