Islamabad: Commander Royal Bahrain Naval Force, Commodore Mohammed Yousif Al Asam visited Naval Headquarters Islamabad and called on Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi.
Upon arrival at Naval Headquarters, Commander Royal Bahrain Naval Force was received by Chief of the Naval Staff. A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Navy clad in ceremonial dress presented him Guard of Honour. The visiting dignitary was then introduced to Chiefs of Staff and Principal Staff Officers at Naval Headquarters.
Later, Commodore Mohammed Yousif Al Asam called on Chief of the Naval Staff in his office, where discussions on professional matters and bilateral naval collaboration were held.
Various avenues of cooperation between the two Navies were focused. Pakistan’s commitment and performance in fight against terrorism including Pakistan Navy’s contribution towards regional maritime security were also highlighted. Commander Royal Bahrain Naval Force highly appreciated role and contributions of Pakistan Navy in maintaining peace and stability in the region.
The call was followed by a comprehensive brief given to the visiting dignitary on Pakistan Navy’s perspective on regional issues and PN contributions towards peace and stability in the maritime domain.
In the second leg of his visit, Commodore Mohammed Yousif Al Asam is scheduled to visit Pakistan Navy Field Commands at Lahore and Karachi.
The visit of Commander Royal Bahrain Naval Force is expected to further strengthen the bilateral collaboration between the two Navies.