Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah calls on First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff of United Kingdom’s Royal Navy and Minister of State for Defence Procurement

Islamabad, February 08, 2016 (PPI-OT): Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah is on an official visit to United Kingdom. During the visit, the Naval Chief called on First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff of Royal Navy, Admiral Sir George Zambellas and Minister of State for Defence Procurement, Mr Philip Dunne, today.

Upon arrival at MoD, the Admiral was received by his counterpart First Sea Lord and Chief of The Naval Staff of Royal Navy, Admiral Sir George Zambellas. During the meeting with First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff of Royal Navy, Admiral Zakaullah dilated upon matters of mutual interest and bilateral naval collaboration. Pakistan’s commitment and performance in fight against terrorism including participation in Coalition Maritime Campaign Plan (CMCP) and Counter Piracy Operations also came under discussion.

Later during the day, Naval Chief also met with Minister of State for Defence Procurement, Mr Philip Dunne. During the meeting, the matters of bilateral defence collaboration were discussed. The Minister of Defence Procurement highly appreciated role and contributions of Pakistan Navy in maintaining peace and stability in the region.

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