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Pakistan Navy Ship is on overseas deployment to East African Countries and Island States of Indian Ocean Region

Islamabad, March 11, 2016 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Navy Ships visit ports of friendly countries from time to time. Presently, Pakistan Navy Ship ASLAT is on an Overseas Deployment to East African Countries and Island States of Indian Ocean Region. In the first leg, the Ship arrived Mombasa (Kenya) for 03 days visit.

During the visit, Commanding Officer called on Commander Kenyan Navy and discussed topics of mutual interests. During discourse, the commanding officer of the ship highlighted the commitment of Pakistan Navy in promoting peace and security in the region through participation of Combined Task Force-151 (CTF-151) and Combined Task Force-150 (CTF-150). Commander Kenyan Navy appreciated Pakistan Navy’s role and efforts being made at International and Regional level to curb the menace of piracy and terrorism in the region.

Besides, workshops on the topics of Counter Piracy and Boarding Operations followed by practical demonstration were also conducted onboard PNS ASLAT wherein members of Kenyan Navy also participated. Commanding officer and ship’s crew also visited Orphanage School and distributed gift items amongst children.

For more information, contact:
Lieutenant Commander Shakeel Ahmad
Assistant Director
Directorate of Public Relations
Pakistan Navy
Tel: +92-21-20063210
Cell: +92-333-2171764, +92-300-2171038

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