ISLAMABAD: Ships of Pakistan Navy including Shamsheer, Muhafiz and P-3C have participated in the International Maritime Exercise.
The exercise IMX-19 was conducted in the Arabian Sea, Oman Gulf and the Persian Gulf.
According to Spokesperson of Pakistan Navy, the exercise was attended by representatives from more than 50 countries and was aimed at improving professional capabilities and war skills.
The spokesperson said Pakistan’s stance on Kashmir and atrocities of Indian forces in the Occupied Jammu and Kashmir were also highlighted during this international event.
He said PN Shamsheer and PN Muhafiz visited Masqat and Bahrain during this exercise.
The spokesperson said Pakistan Navy has played an important role in ensuring Maritime Security.
Pak Navy Survey Vessel PNS Behr Masah has recently been commissioned. It is capable to undertake hydrographic, oceanographic and geophysical surveys. Induction of the ship in PN fleet is a giant leap towards maritime research, ensuring safety of shipping and boosting blue economy of Pakistan.
On Nov 1, steel cutting ceremony of two warships of Type 054 A/P Frigates Project being built for Pakistan Navy was held at Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard in China.
Chief Naval Overseer China, Commodore Azfar Humayun of Pakistan Navy and President China Shipbuilding Trading Company had jointly performed the steel cutting of the two of the Frigates.
Type-054 A/P ships are state of the art frigates equipped with modern Surface, Subsurface and Anti air weapons and sensors.
On Sept 30, German Naval Chief (Inspector of German Navy), Vice Admiral Andreas Krause had called on Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi at Naval Headquarters in Islamabad.