KARACHI: A bilateral naval exercise was conducted between the Turkish and Pakistan Navy in North Arabian Sea on Saturday.
The exercise at sea covered a number of serials including Anti Air Warfare Operations, Communication Drills and Joint Manoeuvres by the participating surface ships, aircraft and helicopters from both the sides. Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff (Operations), Vice Admiral Zafar Mehmood Abbasi and Commander Pakistan Fleet, Vice Admiral Arif Ullah Hussaini along with Turkish Mission Commander witnessed the exercise on board the Turkish Ship BUYUKADA.
The flag officers highly appreciated the professional competence of both the navies and expressed satisfaction over the level of proficiency displayed during the exercise.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 30th, 2016.