Karachi: Pakistan Navy celebrated 27th Raising Day of Pak Marines at Karachi on Thursday.
The event was marked with various ceremonies and activities of Pak Marines conducted at HQ Pak Marines, Manora. Commander Coast, Rear Admiral Moazzam Ilyas was the Chief Guest of the main ceremony of the occasion.
The impressive ceremony of Raising Day was reminiscent of valiant and gallantry acts of Pak Marines and sacrifices of the martyrs were paid tributes by the officers and sailors.
The families of the troops and the notables from different segments of the society also attended the ceremony. The role of CPOs/Sailors of Pak Marines was also acknowledged for motivation and encouragement to serve the motherland and safeguard its sovereignty
At present, Pak Marines is a potent force of Pakistan Navy which is also capable of amphibious warfare, boarding operations, search and rescue operations and anti terrorism operations in addition to its primary responsibility of security of PN installations.