KARACHI/ISLAMABAD: Iranian Naval warships and submarine reached Karachi and participated in a joint naval exercise with Pakistan Navy (PN).
Upon arrival at Karachi port, senior officials of Pakistan Navy and Iranian consulate Staff in Karachi accorded a warm welcome to the visiting flotilla. National Anthems tunes of both countries were played as mark of respect.
The visit of Iranian Navy to Pakistan reaffirms joint efforts to promote regional stability and maritime security for protection of Sea Lines of Communication and Seafarers in the region.
During stay at the Karachi port, both navies held mutually rewarding professional interactions, exchange visits and table top discussions on matters of mutual interests.
Upon culmination of visit, passage exercise between the two navies was conducted to enhance naval cooperation.
The visit of Iranian navy ships to Pakistan is a manifestation of strong bilateral ties between two countries and resolve towards regional peace.