PN: (Pak-Navy to protect national maritime interests at all costs: Naval Chief)

Islamabad:Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi has said Pakistan Navy will protect national maritime interests at all costs.

He was speaking in interaction with officers and naval personnel during his visit to
and Ormara on Saturday.

The Naval Chief met the officers and other naval personnel deployed in the Coastal Area and appreciated their commitment and enthusiasm.

Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi also inaugurated newly constructed Marines Training Center. This Center will provide basic training and advanced courses to Marines from Pakistan and friendly countries.

During visit to Ormara, the Naval Chief also inaugurated new infrastructure of the 21st Air Defense Battalion, which will further strengthen air defense of installations in coastal areas.