Published On: Sun, Dec 29th, 2013
Published in Category: Karachi

Pakistan’s maritime defence is impregnable: PM

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KARACHI: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan’s maritime defence is impregnable. He was addressing midshipman passing out parade at Pakistan Naval Academy in Karachi on Saturday.

The Prime Minister said the nation is firmly behind Pakistan Navy and would ensure that it is equipped with latest weaponry and technology to safeguard national frontiers.

He said today Pakistan is more stable and more democratic. Sound policies to counter external as well as internal threats are bringing results today.

He said Pakistan Navy is capable and professional force and hoped that it would prove its mettle in safeguarding maritime interests of the country.

The Prime Minister pointed out that recent induction of indigenously made frigates‚ fast attack surface-to-surface missiles and acquisition of six modified P3C aircraft with latest avionics and sensors into Pakistan Navy will significantly add to the combat potential of the Naval force.

Muhammad Nawaz Sharif noted that Midshipmen from brotherly countries are also on the parade.

The training they are receiving would not only help them in professionally serving their nation‚ but will also be a reminder of the long lasting friendship our countries mutually enjoy.