Navy, Japanese maritime force hold joint drill in Gulf of Aden

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy Ship (PNS) Zulfiqar has participated in Passage Exercise with Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force Ship Onami in the Gulf of Aden.

Both the ships are presently operating in the vital area of the Gulf of Aden as part of international efforts to counter piracy and ensure the security of international shipping.

The Passage Exercise encompassed various operational serials with aim to enhance interoperability and augment collaborative efforts to ensure maritime security in the region. PNS Zulfiquar is also undertaking Regional Maritime Security Patrol in Gulf of Aden.

The exercise is the testimony of Pakistan Navy’s resolve to provide a secure maritime....

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