PN ship reaches Russia on goodwill visit

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 8 (APP): Pakistan Navy Ship ALAMGIR is on an Overseas Deployment to Russia and arrived Russian Black Sea Port of
Novorossiysk for a goodwill visit.

According to Pakistan Navy here on Thursday, the ship was greeted by a Russian Coast Guard Ship while approaching Novorossiysk Port.

The ship was given warm welcome by Russian Federation Navy and
city administration officials on its arrival.

The ship was received by Deputy Commander Novorossiysk Naval
Base and Defence Attache (Pakistan) at Moscow.

A traditional welcome ceremony was organized in the port area
on this occasion wherein ceremonial guard from Russian Federation
Navy participated and military band played various tunes.

Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Personnel), Rear Admiral Muhammad
Fayyaz Gilani represented Pakistan Navy on this occasion.

Representatives of local media also witnessed the ceremony and
interacted with the Admiral and Commanding Officer at the end of
ceremony.

Pakistan Navy Ship ALAMGIR will also participate in a bilateral Naval Exercise with Russian Federation Navy Ships on completion of the port visit.