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Caretaker PM, naval chief discuss matters pertaining to Pakistan Navy

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mehmood Abbasi called on caretaker Prime Minister retired Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk in Islamabad on Thursday. Professional matters pertaining to Pakistan Navy came under discussion during the meeting. Meanwhile, Governor State Bank of Pakistan Tariq Bajwa also called on caretaker Prime Minister retired Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk at PM office in Islamabad. Professional matters with regard to economy came under discussion during the meeting. On Wednesday, Chief of Army…

Indian fishermen chant ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ after Pak Navy help

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy rescued Indian fishermen in the open sea after their boat was stranded due to loss of engine propulsion. Pakistan Navy Ship Alamgir (Oliver Hazard Perry Class Frigate) while conducting Maritime Security Operations (MSOs) in the Gulf of Aden undertook a successful rescue operation of the stranded Indian fishing dhow “St Marys”. The Indian crew raised ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogans as Pakistan Navy Ship rescued them in the open sea. The Indian fishing boat, which sailed from Indian port of…

54,610 liquor bottles, cans seized at sea

KARACHI: The security teams of Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) and Pakistan Navy seized a large quantity of liquor smuggled from International sea routes. According to a statement, the operation was carried out while conducting maritime security operations in the Pakistani Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).  “The successful seizure of liquor was an outcome of a coordinated and complex operation involving persistent surveillance & patrolling in the area.” A total of 9392 liquor bottles and 45218 beer cans…

Pakistan Navy seizes huge cache of drugs in North Arabian Sea

KARACHI:​Pakistan Navy Ship ASLAT has seized huge cache of drugs worth millions of dollars while operating in the North Arabian Sea. The operation by PNS ASLAT was carried out while undertaking Maritime Security Operations in Pakistani Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). The successful seizure of narcotics by Pakistan Navy was the result of a complex and risky operation involving surveillance & analysis in the area and conduct of Special Operations, according to Pakistan Navy. After gathering credible evidence,…

Pakistan Navy successfully test fires Harba naval cruise missile

KARACHI: Pakistan Navy successfully test fired the indigenously developed Harbah Naval Cruise Missile from the Pakistan Navy Ship Himmat. The surface-to-surface anti-ship missile with land attack capability accurately hit its target signifying the impressive capabilities of Harbah Naval Weapon System. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi witnessed the firing aboard Pakistan Navy Ship Alamgir. The successful live weapon firing demonstrates the credible fire power of Pakistan Navy and the impeccable…

PM Abbasi lauds operation preparedness of Pakistan Navy

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Sunday expressed satisfaction over operation preparedness and professional capabilities of Pakistan Navy. He witnessed the exercises of Pakistan Navy along with Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi here today. Speaking on the occasion, the premier said the navy is fully prepared to safeguard maritime interests of the country, including Gwadar Port and China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). A day earlier, addressing 108th Midshipmen and 17th Short Services…

PM Abbasi says navy fully prepared to safeguard sea frontiers

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Saturday Pakistan Navy is fully prepared and committed to safeguard maritime interests of the country.  Addressing 108th Midshipmen and 17th Short Services Commission Course passing out parade at Pakistan Naval Academy in Karachi, he said Pakistan believed in peaceful co-existence and desired peace and prosperity in the region, but this desire must not be misconstrued as our weakness. Abbasi said the navy is playing a vital role in making the country’s seaward…

Pakistan, China conduct joint navy drills off Shanghai

ISLAMABAD: The 5th bilateral exercise between Pakistan Navy (PN) and the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy held in Chinese waters off Shanghai cost. Pakistan Navy Ship SAIF (FFG-253) and front-line warships of PLA(N) along with air and subsurface assets conducted the joint drills and naval maneuvers, according to a Radio Pakistan report. The joint exercise aimed to develop interoperability between the naval forces of the two countries. In addition, marine teams of both PN and PLA(N) also held joint training and…

PM Abbasi visits Naval Headquarters

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday visited the Naval Headquarters in Islamabad. The premier was received by Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mehmood Abbasi on his arrival at the Headquarters, where a smartly dressed contingent of Pakistan Navy presented him the guard of honor. The Naval Chief briefed PM Abbasi about the operational preparedness of Pakistan Navy and its capabilities to defend the country against any threat. Read Also: Admiral Zafar Mahmood takes charge as new naval chief On Oct 7,…

Admiral Zafar Mahmood takes charge as new naval chief

ISLAMABAD: Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi on Saturday took over the command of Pakistan Navy as the Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah retired today. Admiral Zakaullah handed over the command of the navy to his successor Admiral Abbasi at a ceremony held at the Naval Headquarters in Islamabad. Earlier this week, President Mamnoon Hussain had approved the appointment of Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi as the next naval chief. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had recommended his name for the top navy office.…