ISLAMABAD, Jun 08 (APP): Commander Azerbaijan Naval Forces (ANF) Rear Admiral Subhan Bakirov Tuesday called on Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi here at Naval Headquarters.
Upon arrival, Commander Azerbaijan Naval Forces was received by Chief of the Naval Staff. A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Navy presented Guard of Honour.
Thereafter, the dignitary laid wreath at the Shuhada’s Monument and was introduced to the Principal Staff Officers at Naval Headquarters (NHQ), said a Pakistan Navy news release.
Later, Commander Azerbaijan Naval Forces called on Chief of the Naval Staff. During the meeting matters of mutual interest including bilateral collaboration and regional security were discussed.
The visiting dignitary appreciated and acknowledged Pakistan Navy’s efforts and commitments in support of collaborative maritime security in the region.
Both the dignitaries agreed on further enhancing mutual interactions in diversified naval domains. A briefing was also given to the visiting dignitary on Pakistan Navy’s roles and objectives and contributions toward peace and stability in the region.
The dignitary was also scheduled to visit Karachi and Lahore to have interaction with Field Commanders of Pakistan Navy and visit Pakistan Navy Training institutes.
It was expected that the visit of Commander Azerbaijan Naval Forces would further enhance bilateral collaboration between the two countries in general and navies in particular.