Pakistan, German naval chiefs meet to discuss regional security


ISLAMABAD: German Navy Vice Admiral Andreas Krause on Monday called on Pakistan Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi at Naval Headquarters in Islamabad.

During the meeting, matters related to regional security and bilateral maritime cooperation came under discussion.

Admiral Abbasi apprised his counterpart about the prevailing regional security and how Pakistan Navy is efficiently playing its role to keep the region safe.

The German Naval officer acknowledged relations between Pakistan and Germany and said that in future both countries will strengthen it further.

German Naval Chief appreciated Pakistan Navy’s efforts and commitments in support of collaborative maritime security in the region and successful conduct of Exercise AMAN-19.

Both the dignitaries agreed to further enhance mutual interaction in diverse fields of training, mutual visits and other areas of naval collaboration.

A detailed briefing was also presented to the visiting dignitary on Pakistan Navy’s perspective on the security situation in the Indian Ocean Region.

The visiting dignitary also laid the floral wreath at the martyrs’ monument at Naval Headquarters.