Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Naveed Ashraf has emphasized maintaining combat readiness to effectively thwart any aggression against Pakistan.
He was chairing the Command and Staff Conference of Pakistan Navy, concluded in Islamabad today.
The Naval Chief lauded the initiatives for capability development through emerging technologies.
He expressed confidence in Pakistan Navy's high state of operational preparedness to meet maritime challenges and safeguard maritime frontiers of the country.
The Conference discussed matters related to national security, geo strategic affairs, combat readiness and training of troops, It assessed the evolving maritime situation in the region due to ongoing conflict in Middle East.
Under the prevailing maritime situation in the Middle East, deployment of Pakistan Navy ship for protection of Pakistan’s merchant ships was also discussed.
Progress on Pakistan Navy's projects including future plans was also reviewed during the meeting.