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PNS ALAMGIR VISITS TANZANIA & ESTABLISHES FREE MEDICAL CAMP FOR LOCALS

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Pakistan Navy Ship ALAMGIR visited Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania as part of overseas deployment in African Region. The Ship established Free Medical Camp as goodwill gesture from people of Pakistan.

Upon arrival at port, PNS ALAMGIR was received by Naval & Air Attache of Pakistan at Tanzania and senior officials from Tanzanian Navy.

During the port visit, the Mission Commander and Commanding Officer of the ship called-on Naval Operations & Training Officer Tanzanian Navy and Chief of Medical Services Tanzanian People Defence Force (TPDF). 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 good wishes of Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi for the people of Tanzania in general and the Tanzanian Navy in particular. Mission Commander also extended gratitude for the whole-hearted support provided by Tanzanian authorities for visit of PN Ship. The High Commissioner of Pakistan at Tanzania also visited onboard PNS ALAMGIR.

A Free Medical Camp was established by Pakistan Navy at Dar Es Salaam as goodwill gesture and to extend humanitarian assistance. A medical team of Pakistan Navy comprising specialized doctors and paramedics provided medical treatment/ consultations and medicines to over 2500 patients. The implementation of COVID-19 SOPs were ensured during the entire activity. The establishment of free Medical Camp was widely appreciated by the locals. On completion of port visit, PNS ALAMGIR participated in a bilateral naval exercise with Tanzanian Navy Ship PENGUSI to enhance interoperability between the two navies.

PNS ALAMGIR visit to African countries is in-line with Government of Pakistan policy to ‘Engage Africa’ that seeks to explore new avenues of cooperation, strengthening bilateral ties and developing interoperability with African countries.

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