Prime Minister Imran Khan has assured to continue to provide all possible cooperation to the naval force. He commended the efforts of Pakistan Navy for the defense of country’s sea frontiers and provision of security to China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project including Gwadar Port.
According to media reports, the Prime Minister has made the remarks during his visit to Naval Headquarters in Islamabad on Monday. He was given a detailed briefing about Pakistan Navy’s initiatives for the development of maritime sector.
During the meeting, Imran Khan has said given its importance for economic development, the government is trying to promote the maritime sector. He said declaring 2020 as the year of blue economy manifests the government’s emphasis to maritime economy.
On the occasion, Naval Chief Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi has said that Pakistan Navy is fully prepared to protect the maritime interests and sea frontiers of the country.
Defence Minister Pervez Khattak, Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Maritime Minister Syed Ali Haider Zaidi and Special Assistant on National Security Dr Moeed Yusuf were also present on the occasion.