ISLAMABAD, DEC 01 (DNA) — Amidst the prevailing maritime situation in the Middle East, Pakistan Navy has deployed PNS TUGHRIL to ensure safety and security of merchant ships carrying shipments to and from Pakistani ports passing through one of the world’s busiest choke points in the Gulf of Aden.
Pakistan Navy is committed to ensuring freedom of navigation on high seas and safety of international sea lanes of communication besides safeguarding national maritime interests and trade through sea.
Pakistan Navy is well cognizant of its national obligation with regards to maintenance of rule based order in the region. In the same spirit, the Pakistan Navy regularly deploys its ships on Regional Maritime Security Patrols and also contributes to collaborative maritime security efforts under the ambit of Combined Maritime Forces. — DNA