Karachi, September 22, 2016 (PPI-OT): Vice Chief of the Naval Staff Vice Admiral Khan Hasham Bin Saddique HI(M) visited coastal area including Turbat, Makran, Jiwani and Ormara to witness the operational readiness of PN Units exercising in the area.
During his visit, the Admiral was briefed regarding the operational readiness of the troops and associated security aspects at Gwadar port particularly with respect to CPEC project to thwart any conventional or asymmetric threats. He expressed Pakistan Navy resolve and commitment to ensure seaward defence of vital maritime infrastructure and protection of the maritime interests of Pakistan against all threats. The Admiral reiterated that Pakistan Navy is fully geared up to provide security to CPEC project and respond any nefarious intention by our adversary.
While talking to the officers and men, Vice Admiral Khan Hasham Bin Saddique HI(M) lauded their hard work, devotion and high morale in carrying out the onerous task of defending the maritime frontiers of the country. He further expressed satisfaction on operational preparedness of PN in area of responsibility.
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