KARACHI:A Pakistani flotilla comprising Pakistan Navy Ship HIMMAT and Pakistan Maritime Security Ship BASOL has arrived in Doha to participate in Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition.
Pakistani flotilla is headed by Commodore Muhammad Faisal Abbasi who is the Mission Commander and is currently commanding the 25th Destroyer Squadron of Pakistan Navy.
Both the ships are undertaking their maiden overseas deployments after induction in Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Maritime Security Agency.
PNS HIMMAT is an AZMAT Class Fast Attack Craft built in Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works and equipped with indigenously developed HARBAH Missile System and other weapons.
BASOL is a HINGOL Class Multi Purpose Vessel that has been built in China and fitted with modern systems for maritime surveillance.
The international exhibition hosts large number of navies from around the globe on biennial basis.
Pakistan Navy regularly participates in the event with latest and indigenously constructed platforms. APP/AFP