Pakistan Navy to hold multi-national exercise AMAN-2017 from Feb 10

KARACHI, Pakistan: Pakistan Navy with the motive to devise procedures and techniques against conventional and non-conventional threats will hold fifth of its series of multi-national naval exercise AMAN 2017 from February 10 to 14.

In a media briefing in Karachi on Wednesday, Commander of Pakistan Fleet Vice Admiral Arif Ullah Hussaini said the country exposed to series of maritime related security challenges was fast strengthening cooperation and mutual trust at regional and international levels.

“AMAN 2017 an important component of these efforts,” he said was being participated by 36 countries including China, United States, Russia, Turkey, Japan, United Kingdom, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Australia, Maldives, Nigeria and others.

“Presence of these friendly countries from all over the world was a manifestation of the firm resolve of international community towards peace and stability in the Indian Ocean,” said the Commander of Pakistan Fleet.

Reiterating that through AMAN 17, Pakistan Navy will further strengthen its regional and extra regional countries, Vice Admiral Hussaini said 15 Ships along with two P3C Orion aircraft, five helicopters, 11 Special Operation Forces/EOD teams are also important modules of the exercise.

Source: APP

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