ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi visited forward posts at Shumal Bandar to review the operational readiness of naval troops deployed there.
Upon arrival at Shumal Bandar, the navy chief was received by Coast Commander Rear Admiral Moazzam Ilyas. Later, a comprehensive briefing was given to Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi about the strategic importance of the forward post and steps taken by the Battalion for ensuring defence of the designated coastal belt.
Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi expressed his satisfaction on the operational readiness of the troops and further emphasised to ensure optimal alacrity of the troops to ensure seaward defence. The navy chief also interacted with troops of Pakistan Navy deployed on the coastal base and appreciated their morale and selfless commitment to defend the maritime frontiers of the country. He also appreciated the participation of Pakistan Navy personnel in the successful conduct of 2018 General Elections.