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British, Pakistan Naval Chiefs Discuss Bilateral Cooperation  

Islamabad (November 14, 2017): First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff of British Royal Navy Admiral Sir Philip Jones visited naval headquarters in Islamabad on Tuesday and called on Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi.

The spokesperson Pak Navy said in its statement that British Naval head was welcomed by Pak Naval head Mehmood Abbasi.

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British Royal Navy Admiral Sir Philip Jones was briefed about role of Pakistan Navy  in maritime security of the region and its operational preparedness in the Indian Ocean.

The two sides also discussed matters relating to mutual cooperation.

On November 3, British High Commissioner Thomas Drew called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters.

Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that the British HC and Army Chief discussed matters of mutual interest and regional security in the meeting.

Earlier, on September 22 and August 3, Drew called on the COAS at the General Headquarters.

Matters of mutual interest and regional security were discussed in those meetings as well, according to the army.

Moreover, the visiting dignitary had acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan’s continuous efforts for peace and stability in the region.

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