CNS Visits Indonesia and China

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah visited Indonesia and China. During the visit, the Naval Chief met a number of dignitaries of both the countries.
During his visit to Indonesia, Chief of the Naval Staff called on Chief of the Indonesian Navy, Admiral Ade Supandi, Commandant Marine Corps, Maj Gen Bambang Suwantono, and Commandant Western Fleet Command, Rear Admiral Aan Kumia of Indonesia.
Upon his arrival at Indonesian Naval Headquarters, the Admiral was received by his counterpart, Chief of the Indonesian Navy, Admiral Ade Supandi. Guard of Honour was also presented to the Naval Chief on the occasion.
During the meeting, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah dilated upon matters of mutual interest and bilateral naval collaboration. Chief of the Indonesian Navy acknowledged the significance of close and strong bilateral naval association in diverse realms between Pakistan Navy and Indonesian Navy. Admiral Zakaullah thanked Admiral Ade Supandi for active participation by Indonesian Navy in Multinational Naval Exercise AMAN 17 to join hands for common resolve of ‘Together for Peace’ and also looked forward to further enhancing the interaction between both navies through port calls and Passage Exercises (PASSEXs).
Chief of the Indonesian Navy, while lauding the professional acumen and commitment of PN personnel, highly appreciated the efforts of Pakistan Navy to maintain collaborative security in the Indian Ocean and beyond.
During the meeting with Commandant Marine Corps, Maj Gen Bambang Suwantono and Commandant Fleet Command, Rear Admiral Aan Kumia, diverse matters of professional interest ranging from Maritime Security and Stability, Coalition Maritime Campaign Plan (CMCP), Counter Piracy Operations, drug trafficking and various avenues to enhance interoperability between Pakistan and Indonesian Navy were dilated upon. Naval Chief also highlighted Pakistan’s commitment and performance in fight against terrorism in general and Pakistan Navy’s efforts for maintaining regional peace and security in particular. The dignitaries acknowledged strong foundations and historical ties between Pakistan and Indonesia and lauded PN efforts and focused commitments in support of collaborative maritime security in the region and extending cooperation in diverse fields to Indonesian Navy.
During his visit to China, the Naval Chief called on Commander PLA(N) China, Vice Admiral Shen Jinlong.
Upon arrival at PLA(N) Headquarters at Beijing China, the Admiral was received by Commander PLA(N) China, Vice Admiral Shen Jinlong. Ceremonial Guard of Honour was presented to the Naval Chief on the occasion.
Prior to the formal call on, the Naval Chief was given detailed briefings regarding PLA(N) China. During the call on, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah shed light on bilateral naval collaboration between Pakistan Navy and PLA Navy including Maritime Security and Stability, Coalition Maritime Campaign Plan (CMCP), Counter Piracy Operations, drug trafficking and joint collaboration in various projects. The Naval Chief thanked Vice Admiral Shen Jinlong for active participation of PLA(N) in Multinational Naval Exercise AMAN 17 and also discussed to further enhancing the interaction between both navies through port calls, Bilateral Naval Exercises and exchange of training programmes at various levels.
Commander PLA(N) acknowledged the significance of close and strong bilateral naval association in diverse realms between Pakistan Navy and PLA Navy. While lauding the professional acumen and commitment of PN personnel, Vice Admiral Shen Jinlong highly appreciated the efforts of Pakistan Navy to maintain collaborative security in the Indian Ocean and beyond.

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