Pak-Turkey bilateral Naval exercise & drills conducted at North Arabian Sea

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KARACHI, Oct 29 (APP): A bilateral Naval exercise was conducted between the Turkish and Pakistan Navy at North Arabian sea, with an
aim to enhance interoperability and contribute towards regional
maritime security.

A PN statement here on Saturday said that the exercise at sea
covered a number of serials including Anti Air Warfare Operations,
Communication Drills and Joint Maneuvers by the participating surface
ships, aircraft and helicopters from both the sides.

The Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff (Operations), Vice Admiral
Zafar Mehmood Abbasi, and Commander Pakistan Fleet, Vice Admiral Arif Ullah Hussaini, along with Turkish Mission Commander witnessed the exercise onboard the Turkish Ship BUYUKADA.

The flag officers highly appreciated the professional competence
of both the Navies and expressed their satisfaction over the level of
proficiency displayed during the exercise.

This bilateral exercise will provide valuable opportunity for navies of both countries to learn from each other’s experiences and refine warfare tactics.

Turkish ship TCG BUYUKADA is on a goodwill visit to Pakistan. The
regular exchange visits and conduct of bilateral exercises by both the
navies are testimony of trust and cooperation between the two
countries.

In the same context, the current visit of Turkish Navy Ship BUYUKADA will further enhance the defence ties and mutual collaboration between the two counties in general and the two navies in particular, it was further stated.