Islamabad: Pakistan Navy Ship Nasr visited Djibouti and Sudan ports as part of Overseas Deployment to African region. According to the statement issued by Pakistan Navy, Nasr was warmly welcomed by Ambassadors of Pakistan at Djibouti and Sudan along with Defence Attaché and host Naval officials.
During the visits, the Mission Commander and Commanding Officer of the ship called on senior Military and Civil officials of both countries. In Sudan, Mission Commander conveyed sincere regards from Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi to the people of both countries.
As a gesture of goodwill and humanitarian support, food aid was handed over to local authorities at Djibouti and Sudan. Similarly, the event at Port Sudan was attended by officials from the Government and armed forces. The dignitaries paid special tribute to the Government of Pakistan and Pakistan Navy for the kind gesture and provision of humanitarian assistance.
Pakistan Navy spokesperson said that the ongoing deployment of Pakistan Navy Ship to African regions is aimed at further strengthening friendly ties with African Countries, enhancing naval collaboration, extending humanitarian assistance and developing interoperability with the host navies.