Commissioning Parade of 118th Midshipmen and 26th Short Service Commission

Commissioning Parade of 118th Midshipmen and 26th Short Service Commission was held at Pakistan Naval Academy, Karachi. Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Syed Asim Munir was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Upon arrival at Pakistan Naval Academy, COAS was received by Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi. Addressing the parade, COAS congratulated the commissioning term for successful completion of training and becoming guardians of the maritime frontiers of Pakistan. He said that the maritime domain is continuously shifting, mainly due to technological advancement, wherein only those navies would prevail and prove effective that would align with professionalism and modern trends of warfare.

COAS appreciated Pakistan Naval Academy for imparting quality education not only to Pakistani cadets, but also to the cadets of friendly countries. He advised young officers as future leaders to lead by their conduct, character, professional acumen and foresight.
He stated that Pakistan is passing through one of her most critical junctures and this requires development of national consensus by all stakeholders to sail through the confronted challenges.

Later, the Chief Guest gave away awards to the prize winners. The prestigious Quaid-i-Azam Gold Medal was awarded to Lieutenant Kashif Abdul Quyyom, Pakistan Navy for his overall best performance. Midshipman Naufil Malik was awarded the coveted Sword of Honor for his overall best performance.

ISPR, PR-126/2022

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