KARACHI: Pakistan Navy celebrated 52nd anniversary of Defence Day of Pakistan with due solemnity and reverence. The day is reminiscent of an excellent bankruptcy in our country’s historical past when the unequalled braveness of our Armed Forces and infallible spirit of the country foiled the nefarious designs of a miles larger and deceitful enemy throughout 1965 Indo-Pak War.
In his message at the instance, Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah paid tribute to the Shuhada and Ghazis who rendered immense sacrifices whilst the country stood united at the back of its squaddies, sailors and airmen within the defence of our motherland.
The Admiral stated that however our earnest want for non violent co-existence, we want to stay alive to the demanding situations and trends happening in our area. As hegemonic and domineering mindset prevails in our japanese neighbourhood, we can’t be oblivious to the threats to our sovereignty and nationwide safety.
The Naval Chief highlighted that Pakistan is making stable and made up our minds growth on all fronts. However, this doesn’t come with out its percentage of demanding situations. In the maritime area; piracy, maritime terrorism and arranged crimes proceed to pose safety demanding situations to the peace and balance of the area.
The Admiral reiterated that Pakistan Navy is enjoying a very important position in strengthening maritime and coastal safety thru more than a few projects together with elevating of a devoted Task Force – 88 in addition to Coastal Security & Harbour Defence Force. Besides, Pakistan Navy could also be enjoying its due position as phase of ‘Operation Radd-ul-Fassad’ in collaboration with Pakistan Army, PAF and different Law Enforcement Agencies in fighting safety demanding situations at the inner entrance.
The day dawned with particular prayers in all Naval mosques for unity and integrity of the rustic. Quran Khwani used to be additionally held for everlasting peace of Shuhada of the rustic. Wreath laying and Fateha khwani have been additionally held at Shuhada’s memorials. Deputy Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Farrokh Ahmad laid floral wreath at Shuhada Monument at Naval Headquarters Islamabad and presented Fateha.
Flag hoisting ceremonies have been held in any respect Pakistan Navy devices and institutions during which Commanding Officers of all devices and institutions addressed particular gatherings of officials and males and highlighted importance of the day. All ships and institutions have been adorned and illuminated based on Naval traditions. In addition, sports activities actions and declamation/ quiz/ milli naghma competitions have been additionally held at more than a few Navy devices and status quo.
Besides more than a few ceremonies/ occasions, the hallmark of the day remained the mega show of skilled acumen by Pakistan Navy Aviation and Special Forces at Sea View Beach Clifton Karachi. Chief Minister Sindh Murad All Shah used to be the executive visitor at the instance.
The tournament incorporated surprising demonstration of coordinated attack to rescue hostages by PN Commandoes. The Special Service Group (Navy) have been inserted with reference to simulated goal using rapid roping insertion method by PN Seeking helicopters. The attack used to be adopted by superb exhibition of aerobatics and Search and Rescue (SAR) drills by PN helicopters. During the development, fly previous by PN fastened wing plane and rotary wing (helos) parts used to be additionally demonstrated. In the top Special Services Wings of all 3 products and services introduced a Free Fall Jump show and landed amidst chanting crowds provide on the venue.