PN committed to defend maritime interests of Pakistan: Naval Chief

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KARACHI, July 1 (APP): Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral
Muhammad Zakaullah visited Naval installations at Gwadar to witness
operational readiness of PN Units in the area and port security
measures.

Upon his arrival the Admiral was received by Commander Coast Rear
Admiral Waseem Akram, said an ISPR statement on Friday.

During his visit, Naval Chief was briefed regarding the ongoing
operational activities and associated security aspects at Gwadar port
particularly with respect to CPEC project.

The Naval Chief expressed Pakistan Navy’s resolve to ensure
seaward defence of vital maritime infrastructure and protection of the
maritime interests of Pakistan against all threats and reiterated that
development of Gwadar port will be lynchpin for the overall success of
CPEC project.

While talking to the officers and men, the Admiral also applauded
their professionalism and dedication in safeguarding the maritime
frontiers of the country.

The Naval Chief expressed his entire satisfaction on the port
security measures and operational preparedness of PN in area of
responsibility.

Later on, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zakaullah also had an
informal interaction with officers and men.