Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi has expressed his confidence over operational preparedness of Pakistan Navy to cope with all security challenges.
He was addressing Command and Staff Conference of Pakistan Navy in Islamabad on Thursday.
The Naval Chief reiterated to maintain robust security posture through regional maritime security patrols by Pakistan Navy in the Indian Ocean region for protection of national and international shipping against the threats of maritime terrorism, piracy, narco-arms smuggling and human trafficking.
He also re-affirmed Pakistan Navy's commitment to make every effort to protect our environment especially in maritime domain and for sustainable use of oceans while endeavoring to protect its precious resources for our future generations.
Matters related to operational preparedness, developmental plans of Pakistan Navy, prevailing security situation and training and welfare of troops were reviewed in the conference.