Defence minister visits PMSA HQ


KARACHI: Minister for Defence Pervez Khattak on Friday visited Pakistan Maritime Security Agency Headquarters (PMSA HQ) Karachi.

On his arrival at PMSA HQ, the minister was received by Director General Pakistan Maritime Security Agency Rear Admiral Zaka ur Rehman HI (M) and was introduced with officers of Pakistan Maritime Security Agency.

The minister had one on one meeting with DG PMSA which was followed by a detailed briefing on the roles, tasks, functions and challenges faced by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency.

The minister also visited PMSA’s newly inducted Maritime Patrol Vessel PMSS KASHMIR, where he was briefed by the Commanding Officer about Ship’s capabilities.

The minister highly appreciated the quality and capabilities of various equipment. He also emphasized upon maintaining optimum readiness at all times to successfully deal with all challenges.

The minister for Defence appreciated the efforts being put in to safeguard the maritime interests of the nation despite having limited resources.  He also assured that the present government will fully support the agency for their best efforts.