ISLAMABAD: First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff Royal Navy UK, Admiral Sir Philip Jones KCB ADC, who is on an official visit to Pakistan visited Naval Headquarters on Tuesday.
According to a statement issued here by Pakistan Navy, Admiral Sir Philip is in Pakistan on the invitation of Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi.
Upon arrival at Naval Headquarters, he was received by Chief of the Naval Staff. A smartly turned-out contingent of Pakistan Navy clad in ceremonial
dress presented him Guard of Honour. The visiting dignitary was then introduced to Principal Staff Officers.
Later, Admiral Sir Philip Jones KCB ADC, called on Chief of the Naval Staff in his office, where he held discussion on professional matters. Various avenues of cooperation between the two navies were also discussed in detail.
A comprehensive brief on Pakistan Navy’s role in Regional Maritime Security situation and Operational Developments in the Indian Ocean was also given to him.
First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff Royal Navy UK also laid wreath at Shuhada Monument.
In the second leg of his visit, Admiral Sir Philip Jones is scheduled to meet Naval Field Commands at Lahore and Karachi.
He will also deliver a lecture at Pakistan Navy War College Lahore.
This visit is expected to greatly augment the bilateral cooperation between both the Navies. – APP
Story first published: 14th November 2017