PM briefed on maritime security situation at Naval headquarters

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

14th Dec, 2020. 02:46 pm

Prime Minister PM Imran Khan Monday visited the headquarters of the Pakistan Navy in Islamabad where he was briefed on the regional maritime security situation.

According to the Spokesperson Pakistan Navy, on arrival at the Naval Headquarters, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi received the Prime Minister.

A well-armed contingent of the Pakistan Navy presented a guard of honor to the Prime Minister. Prime Minister Imran Khan laid a floral wreath at Martyrs monument.

PN Spokesperson said that the Prime Minister was given a detailed briefing on the regional maritime security situation, challenges, and measures taken by the Pakistan Navy for the development of the maritime sector.

The Prime Minister appreciated the efforts of the Pakistan Navy in defending the country’s maritime borders, providing security to CPEC including Gwadar port, and for regional peace.

Speaking on the occasion, Imran Khan said that the government will continue to provide all possible assistance to the Pakistan Navy. He said that the government is working to promote the maritime sector in terms of its usefulness in economic growth.

“The government’s announcement of 2020 as the Year of the Blue Economy is a reflection of the efforts to develop the maritime economy.” Imran Khan added.

The Admiral thanked the Prime Minister for expressing confidence in the capabilities of the Pakistan Navy.

The Pakistan Navy is always ready to protect the country’s maritime borders and maritime interests with the help of Allah Almighty said the Naval Chief.

Federal Ministers Pervez Khattak, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Syed Ali Haider Zaidi, Special Assistant Dr. Moeed Yousaf, and senior officers were also present.


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