KARACHI: The Italian Navy Ship Carlo Margotinni (F-592) arrived in Karachi on Friday for three days as a goodwill cruise. The visiting ship received a warm welcome during an impressive reception and was received by senior officials from Pakistan Navy and Embassy of Italy.
The visit is aimed at strengthening mutual collaboration and interoperability between the two Navies through the conduct of exercises and discussions on issues of common interests.
During the visit to Karachi, professional interactions, sports and social activities, including wreath-laying ceremony was also held. Visits of various operational and training units of Pakistan Navy by Officers and personnel of Italian Navy Ship were also conducted.
On completion of the port visit to Karachi, exercises at sea are also planned between Pakistan Navy Ships and Italian Navy Ship, covering a wide range of naval operations to enhance interoperability between the two navies while further honing the professional skills which are mutually beneficial for each other.