President Arif Alvi emphasized on the commitment to provide all essential resources to enhance capabilities of Pakistan Navy and modernize maritime sector.
President Arif Alvi was addressing the commissioning ceremony of Pakistan Navy Fleet Tanker in the metropolis.
President Arif Alvi, who was the chief guest at the ceremony, was presented with a guard of honor.
In his speech, President Arif Alvi pointed out that the complete operationalization of China Pakistan Economic Corridor Project (CPEC) and Gwadar port will enhance trade activities manifold.
President Arif Alvi further said that such development also calls for a strong maritime defense not only for Gwadar but the entire coastal belt.
President Arif Alvi said, “The government is cognizant of the need to have a potent Pakistan Navy.” He also commended the efforts of the force for maritime security.
Addressing the ceremony, Naval Chief Zafar Mahmood Abbasi said the induction of indigenous built ship is a symbol of pride and landmark achievement that reflects Pakistan’s industrial strength.