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  • Admiral Abbasi assumes charge as naval chief

    ISLAMABAD: Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi was sworn in as Chief of the Naval Staff at an impressive change of command ceremony held at the naval headquarters on Saturday...

    He was appointed naval chief by the president upon completion of Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah’s tenure in office...

  • India's first all-women naval crew on around-the-globe mission

    A team of six naval officers is starting a historic and gruelling around-the-world mission on Sunday, the first circumnavigation of the globe by an Indian all-female crew...

    Retired naval officer Captain Dilip Dhonde, who undertook India's first solo around-the-world expedition in 2009-10, mentored the crew...

  • Turkey replaces land, air, naval forces commanders: official

    Turkey on Wednesday replaced the land, air and naval commanders of the military, in a major shake-up of the armed forces just over a year after a failed coup bid...

    The Supreme Military Council (YAS) decided to remove land forces commander General Salih Zeki Colak, naval chief Admiral Bulent Bostanoglu and air force commander General Abidin Unal, presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said...

  • Naval chief for vigilance to counter maritime threats

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muha­mmad Zakaullah ordered on Friday high vigilance to counter maritime threats...

    Presiding over a Command and Staff Conference of the Pakistan Navy at the Naval Headquarters, the naval chief urged field commanders to remain at the highest state of preparedness and maintain a constant vigil in their area of responsibility, according to a statement issued by the navy’s media...

  • Navy hosts meeting of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium working group

    The two-day Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) working group commenced its meetings in Islamabad on Tuesday under the auspices of the Pakistan Navy, according a press release...

    Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Mohammad Fayyaz Gilani highlighted the importance of Indian Ocean region for the global maritime community...

  • Turbat naval air station goes operational

    KARACHI: Defence Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif on Thursday said the Turbat naval air station would boost Pakistan Navy’s defence capabilities and enhance its control over the Arabian Sea, especially its strategic reach westwards...

    Speaking as chief guest at the ceremony marking the start of operations of the air station at PNS Siddiq, Mr Asif said the facility would provide a vital link for air transportation and as a base for naval...

  • Chinese naval ships’ visit concludes

    KARACHI: The four day goodwill-cum-training visit of China’s Peoples Liber­ation Army (Naval) Task Group to Pakistan concluded here on Wednesday, said a statement issued by the Pakistan Navy Direc­torate of Public Relations...

    Earlier, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Mohammed Zakaullah had also taken a round of Peoples Liberation Army (Naval) ships and held detailed meeting with Rear Admiral Shen Hao...

  • PNS Himmat inducted in naval fleet

    While speaking at the ceremony, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Mohammad Zakaullah, the chief guest on the occasion, mentioned that it is a landmark occasion when the second indigenously constructed fast attack craft (missile) is being inducted in the Pakistan Navy fleet...

    While emphasising the need for a secure maritime environment in context of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the naval chief accentuated that CPEC...

  • US terms India, Japan natural partners as naval exercises begin

    WASHINGTON: The United States hailed India as a “natural partner” as it laun­ched joint naval exercises with India and Japan in the Indian Ocean a few days ago...

    The at-sea portions of the weeklong naval exercises will begin on Monday (today) and are seen in Washington as the demonstration of a joint will to counter China’s growing influence in the Indian Ocean...

  • Putin shows off Russia's naval might with major parade

    President Vladimir Putin on Sunday oversaw a pomp-filled display of Russia's naval might as the Kremlin paraded its sea power from the Baltic Sea to the shores of Syria...

    Smaller naval parades were also taking place from Russia's European exclave Kaliningrad on the Baltic Sea to the annexed Black Sea peninsula of Crimea and Vladivostok in the far-east...

  • India holds naval exercises with US, Japan off its south coast

    India began holding naval exercises with the United States and Japan off its south coast on Monday, seeking to forge closer military ties to counter growing Chinese influence in the region...

    India has a longstanding territorial dispute with its northern neighbour, which is also expanding its naval presence in the region...

  • Nishan-i-Imtiaz conferred on Commander Royal Saudi Naval Forces

    ISLAMABAD: Acting president and Chairman Senate Raza Rabbani on Wednesday conferred Nishan-i-Imtiaz (military) on Commander Royal Saudi Naval Forces Vice Admiral Abdullah S...

    The Nishan-i-Imtiaz or 'Order of Excellence' was awarded to Vice Admiral Abdullah in recognition of his outstanding services and contribution towards bringing the naval forces of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia closer together...

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