KARACHI: Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi visited Naval installations at Coastal Areas including Turbat, Gwadar and Jinnah Naval Base Ormara to review operational readiness of Pakistan Navy Units in the area and port
A PN statement issued here on Friday said that this is the premiere visit of Coastal Area by Naval Chief after assuming the
Command of Pakistan Navy. Upon arrival at Naval Air Station Turbat, the Naval Chief was received by Commander Pakistan Fleet Rear Admiral Mohammad Amjad Khan Niazi.
The Naval Chief was given a detailed briefing on operations of PNS SIDDIQ, operational preparedness, prevailing security
situation, ongoing developmental plans for socio-economic uplift of local populace and measures taken for Nation Building.
Chief of the Naval Staff expressed satisfaction over operational preparedness of Pakistan Navy and envisioned that PNS SIDDIQ Naval Air Base as a significant milestone towards enhancing PN’s operational capability, will lead to commercial
flying activities, which would act as a catalyst for economic development in the hinterland of Balochistan.
Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi also highlighted that other civic facilities including PN Model School Turbat will enable local populace, access to quality services at their door step and set off a new era of prosperity in the region in consonance with Pakistan Navy’s resolve of Nation Building efforts.
Later, the Naval Chief visited Pakistan Navy units at Gwadar and Ormara and was briefed on various ongoing and future Pakistan Navy projects & plans as well as operational activities and security aspects of Gwadar Port particularly with respect to Maritime Components of CPEC Project.