Directorate General Public Relations (Pakistan Navy)
Naval Headquarters, Islamabad
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Pakistan Navy Ship ALAMGIR visits Dakar, Senegal, and established a free Medical Camp as a goodwill gesture. Upon arrival, the Pakistan Navy Ship was received by the officials from the Ministry of Health of Senegal, Naval Officials and Defence Attache of Pakistan.
During the port visit, the Mission Commander along with the Commanding Officer of PNS ALAMGIR called on the Minister of Defence of Senegal, Chief of Naval Staff of Senegal Navy and Chief of Air Staff of Senegal. During the interactions, matters of mutual interests were discussed and enhancement of bilateral ties in all spheres was re-affirmed. Taking the opportunity, Mission Commander conveyed the good wishes of the Chief of the Naval Staff for the people of Senegal in general and the Senegal Navy in particular.
As a goodwill gesture and to extend humanitarian assistance, a free Medical Camp was established in the city of Dakar by Pakistan Navy. A specialized team of Pakistan Navy doctors and paramedics provided medical treatment and medicines to over 2000 patients. The implementation of COVID-19 SOPs was ensured during the Medical Camp. The establishment of a free Medical Camp by the Pakistan Navy was widely appreciated by the local populace.
Upon completion of the port visit, PNS ALAMGIR conducted a bilateral passage exercise with the Senegal Navy Ship to enhance interoperability between the two navies.
The ongoing deployment is aimed at fostering friendly ties with African Countries, enhancing naval collaboration, extending humanitarian assistance, and developing interoperability with the host Navy. The visit of PNS ALAMGIR to Senegal provided an opportunity for both countries to further enhance the existing close diplomatic ties and cordial relations.
Director General Public Relations (Navy)