Pak Navy capable to defend coastal line: Naval Chief

 
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Islamabad, Jan. 09 (TNS): Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi says Coastal Command of Pakistan Navy is ready and fully capable to defend the coastal line from Sir-Creek to Jiwani.

He was addressing the annual Efficiency Competition Parade-2018 of Pakistan Navy Coastal Command in Karachi on Wednesday.

The Naval Chief expressed satisfaction over the operational activities of Coastal Command during last year.

He said the responsibilities of Coastal Command will be increased in future in the context of China Pakistan Economic Corridor and protection of Marine Installation.

Zafar Mahmood Abbasi said Pakistan Navy has enough professional capability to foil any aggression by the enemy.

He said priorities have been given to Maritime Tourism and establishing a Commercial Shipyard for utilization of Maritime Sector in country’s economy.

On the occasion, the Naval Chief awarded prizes to the units who performed well in 2018.