ISLAMABAD, Mar 01 (APP): General Hulusi AKAR, Commander Turkish
Armed Forces on Wednesday visited Naval Headquarters and called on Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah.
During the meeting, professional matters and various avenues of defence collaboration between Pakistan and Turkey came under discussion, PN press release read.
The Naval Chief highlighted the role and contribution of
Pakistan Navy in maintaining peace and stability in the regional
The Admiral also cited the conduct of Multinational Naval
Exercise AMAN-17 under the auspices of Pakistan Navy and highly
appreciated the active participation of Turkish Navy.
General Hulusi AKAR acknowledged the efforts of Pakistan
Navy for establishment of maritime peace, stability and lawful
order at sea by bringing together global navies towards a shared
commitment under the ambit of Exercise AMAN 17.
He lauded commitment and performance of Pakistan Navy in fight
against terrorism including participation in Coalition Maritime
Campaign Plan (CMCP) and Counter Piracy Operations for
maritime security and stability in the region.
The visit is expected to greatly enhance the bilateral
defence collaboration between Pakistan and Turkey.