CHIEF OF THE NAVAL STAFF MEETS COMMANDER ROYAL JORDANIAN NAVAL FORCE AND COMMANDER ROYAL JORDANIAN AIR FORCE AT JORDAN.

Islamabad - January 25, 2019

No PR-PN-15/2019-ISPR

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi is on official visit to Jordan. During the visit, the Naval Chief met Commander Royal Jordanian Naval Force, Brig Gen Ibrahim Salman Al Naimat and Commander Royal Jordanian Air Force, Major General Yousef A Al-Hnaity in separate meetings.
Upon arrival at Royal Jordanian Naval Force Headquarters at Aqaba, the Admiral was received by Commander Royal Jordanian Naval Force, Brig Gen Ibrahim Salman Al Naimat. A ceremonial Guard of Honour was also presented to the Naval Chief on the occasion.
During the meeting, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi dilated upon matters of mutual interest and naval collaboration. The Admiral emphasized upon Pakistan Navy’s focused efforts towards fight against terrorism; Counter Piracy Operations and Regional Maritime Security Patrol (RMSP) initiative. The Naval Chief also highlighted the forthcoming Multinational Maritime Exercise AMAN-19 being hosted by Pakistan Navy in February 2019 at Karachi. Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi further discussed avenues to enhance bilateral cooperation between both the navies in field of training, provision of technical manpower and expertise. Commander Royal Jordanian Naval Force, Brig Gen Ibrahim Salman Al Naimat acknowledged the significance of close and strong bilateral naval association in diverse realms between Pakistan Navy and Royal Jordanian Navy.
Earlier, the Naval Chief also called on Commander Royal Jordanian Air Force, Major General Yousef A Al-Hnaity. Upon arrival at Royal Jordanian Air Force Headquarters, a ceremonial Guard of Honour was presented to the Naval Chief.
During the meeting, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi dilated upon matters of mutual interest and defence ties. Commander Royal Jordanian Air Force, Major General Yousef A Al-Hnaity acknowledged brotherly relations between Pakistan and Jordan, strong defence foundations and lauded Pakistan Navy’s efforts in promoting peace and security in the maritime domain.
It is expected that recent visit of the Naval Chief will further enhance and expand bilateral relations between the two countries and Defence collaboration between the Armed Forces.

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