Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi repeatedly said on Saturday that Pakistan’s desire for peace should not be mistaken for weakness.
He further said that Pakistan is fully capable of responding effectively to any act of aggression from across the border.
Naval Chief was addressing the 109th passing-out parade of Pakistan Navy Midshipmen at the Naval Academy. Naval Chief was the chief guest of the ceremony.
He also assured that Pakistan Navy is ready to provide security to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and Gwadar Port.
Naval Chief further said that the country remains committed to peace and prosperity in the region.
The passing out event is attended by 43 officers from friendly countries including Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Qatar.
Commander Royal Bahrain Naval Force Commodore Mohammed Yousif Al Asam and the chief of Bahrain Coast Guard were also among the attendees.