Islamabad, 25 Aug 23: Caretaker Defence Minister Lieutenant General (Retd) Anwar Ali Hyder visited Naval Headquarters Islamabad and called on Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi. Upon arrival at Naval Headquarters, the visiting dignitary was received by the Chief of the Naval Staff and was introduced to the Principal Staff Officers at Naval Headquarters.
During the meeting, matters pertaining to the Regional Maritime Security milieu and the operational readiness of the Pakistan Navy were discussed. The Naval Chief apprised the Defence Minister of the roles, capabilities, and future modernization plans of the Pakistan Navy. He briefed the caretaker minister on recent acquisitions of state-of-the-art platforms and equipment to ensure an invincible seaward defense of the country. The Naval Chief underscored the Pakistan Navy’s initiative of Regional Maritime Security Patrol and Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief missions. Chief of the Naval Staff also briefed the Defence Minister on contemporary training being imparted to officers and men to keep them abreast with modern trends in naval warfare.
The caretaker Defence Minister commended the role of the Pakistan Navy in safeguarding the maritime interests of the country. He appreciated the dedication of PN officers and men for their unwavering commitment to the performance of duties and remaining at the forefront during natural calamities. Lieutenant General (Retd) Anwar Ali Hyder expressed his confidence in the Pakistan Navy’s operational readiness.
Director General Public Relations (Navy)