Second phase of Aman-17 naval exercise kicks off
KARACHI: The second phase of “Aman-17” multinational naval exercise started on Monday, ARY News reported.
According to details, the second round of Aman-17 naval exercise is based on various maritime exercises. Ships, helicopters and special operating forces of the nine countries taking part in the second round of the naval exercise.
Chief of Navy Staff Admiral Zakaullah toured the naval ships of several countries during the drills on Sunday.
A spokesman of Pakistan Navy has said that Russian, Indonesian and Turkish navies gave a guard of honour to Pakistan’s naval chief. Admiral Zakaullah met the soldiers and officers during the visit and briefed them on different operations of the navy.
Earlier, armed forces of Pakistan along with Sri Lanka’s military band put on a colourful display at Pakistan Naval Station (PNS) Qasim at Manora island of Karachi. The performance was aimed to bring the cultures of the performing countries closer to each other, officials said.
It should be noted that international naval exercise “Aman-17” kicked off in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Karachi on Friday.