113th Midshipmen and 22nd Short Service Commission course passing out parade was held at Pakistan Naval Academy in Karachi here on Saturday.
The Commissioning Parade comprised of 100 Midshipmen and 65 cadets of SSC Course. Commander Pakistan Fleet Vice Admiral Asif Khaliq graced the occasion as Chief Guest.
Upon his arrival, the Chief Guest was received by Commander Karachi Vice Admiral Zahid Ilyas.
While addressing the parade, the Chief Guest congratulated the newly commissioned officers for proudly joining ranks of maritime defenders of Pakistan.
He advised the officers to remain grateful to Allah almighty for the opportunity being bestowed upon them and remain resolute in taking up the sacred task of defending the motherland.
While talking on Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Admiral valiantly underlined the unprecedented, unjust unilateral revocation of article 370 and malignant designs of our eastern neighbour.
He also acknowledged the efforts and sacrifices of armed forces and pledged made towards safeguarding national sovereignty against any threat posed by the adversary.
Director General Public Relations Pakistan Navy on its official twitter account said, “113th Midshipmen & 22nd SSC Course Passing Out Parade of 100 Midshipmen & 65 cadets of SSC Course held at Pakistan Naval Academy, Khi.”
113th Midshipmen & 22nd SSC Course Passing Out Parade of 100 Midshipmen & 65 cadets of SSC Course held at Pakistan Naval Academy, Khi. COMPAK V/ Adm Asif Khaliq was Chief Guest. COMKAR V/ Adm Zahid Ilyas was also present on the occasion.(1/3) pic.twitter.com/zH9WvlACXu
— Rear Admiral M Arshid Javed DGPR Navy (@dgprPaknavy) June 27, 2020
Due to COVID 19 pandemic, the ceremony was attended by limited number of guests.