ISLAMABAD, Jan 31 (APP):Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi has expressed satisfaction over operational preparedness and pledges for sustenance of peace and stability in Indian Ocean region.
Chairing Pakistan Navy’s Command and Staff Conference, which concluded Thursday at Ormara.
The conference reviewed the matters related to operational preparedness, developmental plans of Pakistan Navy, prevailing security situation and training and welfare of troops. Detailed briefings on various ongoing and future Pakistan Navy projects and plans as well as operational activities and security aspects at Gwadar Port particularly with respect to Maritime Components of CPEC Project were also given to Chief of the Naval Staff, said a press release.
Chief of the Naval Staff expressed his confidence over operational preparedness of Pakistan Navy to cope with all security challenges. The Admiral also reiterated that Pakistan Navy will continue to play a significant role in sustenance of peace and stability in the Indian Ocean Region in the midst of complex, challenging and evolving contemporary security environment.
He also urged the field commanders to remain at the highest state of preparedness and maintain a constant vigil in their Area of Responsibility (AoR).
Chief of the Naval Staff directed field commanders to make concerted efforts for successful conduct of Multinational Maritime Exercise AMAN-19 which is testimony of confidence in Pakistan by regional and extra regional countries.
Command & Staff Conference is the apex decision making body of Pakistan Navy in which all Chiefs of Staff, Principal Staff Officers and Field Commanders undertake strategic review of Pakistan Navy’s Policies and Plans.