Italian Navy Chief visits Pakistan Navy field formations

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KARACHI - The visiting Chief of Italian Navy Admiral Valter Girardelli visited various Naval Field Commands in Karachi.

He called on Commander Karachi Rear Admiral Ather Mukhtar, Commander Coast Rear Admiral Moazzam Ilyas and Commander Pakistan Fleet Rear Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi in separate meetings.

During the meetings, professional matters and issues of bilateral naval collaboration were discussed.

Italian Naval Chief lauded Pakistan Navy 's role and commitments in maintaining peace and stability in the region through persistent participation in Coalition Maritime Campaign Plan and Counter Piracy Task Forces.

Admiral Valter Girardelli also laid floral wreath at Mazar-e-Quaid. Later, the dignitary visited various PN establishments and ships.

The visit of Chief of Italian Navy to Pakistan is expected to further strengthen the bilateral defence collaboration between Pakistan and Italian in general and the two Navies in particular.

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