Naval, air chiefs vow to fortify vigil at sea to enhance security

KARACHI: Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, and Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zakaullah, witnessing the ongoing Pakistan Navy Exercise SEASPARK 2015. INP PHOTO

The Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, joined by Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, visited the fleet units at sea on Monday and underlined the importance of maintaining constant vigil at sea in view of the prevailing security environment.

The commanders of country’s air and naval forces were on an operational visit to fleet units at sea during the ongoing naval exercise, Seaspark 2015.

During the visit, the chief of the air staff was given a detailed briefing on various operational aspects encompassing tactical planning and execution of plans.

Admiral Zakaullah reiterated Pakistan Navy’s resolve of maintaining peace, security and stability in the region.

Interacting with officers and men on the occasion, the naval chief urged them to “put in their best to achieve professional excellence which has always remained the hallmark of Pakistan Navy”.

The over-arching objective of this exercise is to validate PN operational plans, assess war preparedness of the naval force and enhance inter-operability with the air force and the army, Zakaullah said.

Earlier on their arrival to the site, both the services chiefs were briefed on the conduct of the exercise.