PNS SAIF participates in 5th joint Pak-China naval exercise in Shanghai

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy Ship SAIF (FFG-253) participated in 5th PN-PLA(N) Bilateral Exercise held at Shanghai, China .

Upon arrival, the send used to be won at sea by Chinese Navy (PLA (N)) Frigate JINGZHOU off port Wusong, Shanghai.

An spectacular welcoming rite used to be held in which senior officers of Shanghai Naval Base along side Defence Attaché and Naval Attaché of Pakistan won the send.

During the keep in the port, the Commanding Officer PNS SAIF referred to as on senior civil/ army officers together with Mayor of Shanghai, Mr. Fan Yufei and Commander of Shanghai Naval Base, Rear Admiral Wang Jianxun.

An overwhelming reaction from the Chinese government used to be won right through reception dinner onboard PNS SAIF.

Pakistan Ambassador to China Masood Khalid, co-hosted the development along side ship’s Commanding Officer. Numerous visitors representing civil/ diplomatic/ army communities in Shanghai attended the dinner.

PN-PLA(N) Bilateral Exercises have been instituted in 2014 when Pakistan and Chinese navies carried out inaugural joint exercise in Pakistani waters of North Arabian Sea. The 2d exercise of the collection used to be carried out in East China Sea in yr 2015 while each 3rd and fourth workouts have been held in starting and finish of yr 2016 in North Arabian Sea. Now the 5th exercise of the collection has been carried out in Chinese waters off Shanghai in which PNS SAIF and frontline warships of PLA(N) in conjunction with air and subsurface belongings participated to hold out joint drills and naval maneuvers to increase interoperability between the 2 Naval Forces.

Observers from each navies have been additionally exchanged to be informed and have the benefit of each and every other’s skilled reports. In addition, marine groups of each PN and PLA (N) additionally held joint coaching and tactical drills.

The provide discuss with of PNS SAIF to China and behavior of 5th PN-PLA (N) Bilateral Exercise will additional make stronger pleasant and professional ties between the 2 necessary navies of South-West and Far-East Asia Regions.

The exercise will lend a hand in creating mixed reaction by PN & PLA (N) in the face of typical in addition to uneven risk to maritime pursuits of each nations.

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