Naval Day is being observed to honor the martyrs and ghazi of 1965 War.
Pakistan Navy Day is celebrated on September 8 in remembrance of the Indo-Pakistan war of 1965.
September 8, 1965 was the day when Pakistan Navy launched its successful strategic operation against India, codenamed Operation Dwarka, by the 25th Destroyer Squadron.
Operation Dwarka, was one of the significant naval events of the 1965 Indo-Pak war in which Pakistan’s only submarine Ghazi, kept its name and Pakistan celebrates 8 September as “Victory Day” for Pakistan Navy.
The Ghazi submarine alone prevented the Indian fleet from entering into the global sea.
Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abassi in his message said that the Pak Navy has full potential to respond to the enemy’s aggression. Today is a day to commemorate the martyrdom of the Navy’s personnel who attacked and destroyed the Indian radar station in Dwarka.
We will defend the homeland until the last drop of blood, Naval Chief’s categorical massage to the enemy.
It is to be noted that the ships of Pak Navy in “Dwarka” had sacked the enemy led by Commodore S.M Anwar. The attacks, which took place between 7 and 8 September, left the enemy lamented. India has not been able to dare any action on the maritime front since the 1965 war.