ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has hosted an international course on Assistance and Protection against Chemical Weapons in Islamabad.
According to Foreign Office Spokesperson, the course was organized in collaboration with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) from Nov 11 to 15.
In addition to the OPCW resource persons and Pakistani experts, the course was attended by participants from Algeria, Bangladesh, Czech Republic, Iran, Sri Lanka, Uganda and Ukraine.
This was the 9th international Assistance and Protection Course organized by Pakistan.
Pakistan has so far trained 216 international experts in planning, organizing and generating response and counter measures to events involving the use of chemical agents and toxic industrial chemicals.
The international participants expressed appreciation for the knowledge of the experts and quality of training during the course.
Pak Navy’s ships arrive at port of Casablanca
Pakistan Navy’s PNS Moawin and ASLAT have been given warm welcome on arrival at port of Casablanca in Morocco.
Mission Commander along with Commanding Officers of the ships met with Commander Center Maritime Sector and Commander Military Region of Casablanca.
During the meetings, matters of mutual interest and bilateral naval cooperation came under discussion.
Moroccan authorities acknowledged the sacrifices of Pakistan in war against terrorism and role of Pakistan Navy in maritime security.
Ships of both the countries also participated in joint exercises.