Pakistan Navy to defend CPEC at all costs: Admiral
KARACHI: (APP) Vice Chief of the Naval Staff Vice Admiral Khan Hasham Bin Saddique HI (M) visited coastal area including Turbat, Makran, Jiwani and Ormara to witness the operational readiness of Pakistan Navy (PN) Units exercising in the area.
During the visit, he was briefed regarding the operational readiness of the troops and associated security aspects at Gwadar port particularly with respect to CPEC project to thwart any conventional or asymmetric threats, a statement issued by ISPR here on Thursday said.
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He expressed Pakistan Navy's resolve and commitment to ensure seaward defence of vital maritime infrastructure and protection of the maritime interests of Pakistan against all threats.
"Pakistan Navy is fully geared up to provide security to CPEC project and respond any nefarious intention by our adversary," the Admiral reiterated.
While talking to the officers and men, Vice Admiral Khan Hasham Bin Saddique lauded their hard work, devotion and high morale in carrying out the onerous task of defending the maritime frontiers of the country.
He also expressed his satisfaction on operational preparedness of PN in the area of responsibility.