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PMSS Kashmir embarks on goodwill visit to Sri Lanka

KARACHI: Pakistan Maritime Security Ship “Kashmir” is scheduled to arrive at Colombo Port on a four-day goodwill visit from August 13 to 16, 2018. Pakistan naval ships frequently pay port calls to Sri Lanka as both countries enjoy warm diplomatic and strong military ties. Such interactions also demonstrate both navies’ resolve to contribute towards achieving a more secure and conducive maritime environment which is essential for the regional peace, prosperity and harmony. The PMSS Kashmir, a 94-meter MPV, displaces…

Sri Lankan students aboard Pakistan naval ships in Colombo

KARACHI: Over two hundred Sri Lankan students from prominent schools and colleges visited Pakistani Naval Ships Nasr and Saif at Colombo Dockyard.  The ships were on a port call to Colombo during a goodwill visit from 12 to 15 March. The visit aims to enhance the strong and brotherly relationship between the navies of both countries. Pakistani Navy hosted the students of Sri Lankan schools and colleges. The children enjoyed the visit and were briefed about the diverse weapons and equipment fitted on board. The…

Pak Navy Ship Shamsheer rescues 41 persons in Gulf of Aden

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy Ship, PNS Shamsheer, on Sunday rescued 41 people during a rescue operation after a Yemeni boat capsized in Gulf of Aden. PNS Shamsheer is a part of the Combined Tast Force 151 (CTF-151), an international Coalition Task Force of naval ships and aircraft formed under the UN mandate to counter piracy in Gulf of Aden. CTF-151 is presently being commanded by Commodore Shuaib of Pakistan Navy. Upon receiving the information that a Yemeni dhow, carrying 60 personnel, had sunk 30 nautical miles North…