Pakistan Navy fully capable to guard its territorial waters: Navy chief
ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi on Friday said that Pakistan Navy was fully capable to guard its territorial waters and would give befitting response to any intrusion or aggression.
Addressing to naval troops after visiting forward check posts, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi said that detection of an Indian submarine near Pakistani waters in time was a testament to Pakistan Navy’s operational preparedness and professionalism.
According to a statement released by the Pakistan Navy, Zafar Mahmood Abbasi said, “We are a peaceful country and don’t want any hostilities. However, we will give a befitting response if the enemy initiated any such act against us.”
He said, “Our unwavering faith, courage and passion for defending the motherland give strength to our superior capabilities.”
Earlier in the day, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat on Friday visited Naval Headquarters in Islamabad.
The CJCSC was received by Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mehmood Abbasi upon his arrival at the Naval Headquarters.
Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair was given a detailed briefing on operational preparedness of the Pakistan Navy in the prevailing situation of cross border provocation from the Indian side.