Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi takes cost as new Chief of Pakistan Navy

ISLAMABAD – Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi, recipient of Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Navy) and Sitara-i-Basalat, has taken cost as the brand new Chief of the Pakistan Navy in a ceremony held in Federal capital as we speak (Wednesday).

On the change of command ceremony, Outgoing Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi handed over the command scroll to the New Naval Chief.

Talking on the event, outgoing Naval Chief Zafar Mahmood Abbasi mentioned Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi has a distinguished profession and expressed the boldness he’ll lead Pakistan Navy to new heights.

Zafar Mahmood Abbasi mentioned throughout his tenure because the Naval Chief, his particular emphasis remained on fight readiness {and professional} competence.

Giving a whole overview of the event methods of Pakistan Navy, the outgoing Naval Chief mentioned these are aligned with the evolving threats and challenges.

Zafar Mahmood Abbasi mentioned a fleet dimension of fifty plus ships together with twenty main ships was envisioned to enhance the capabilities of the naval pressure. He mentioned 4 Chinese language Frigates might be inducted within the subsequent few years. 4 Turkish medium class ships might be inducted between 2023 and 2025, the Radio Pakistan reported.

The outgoing Naval Chief mentioned Hangor submarine mission in collaboration with China is progressing nicely with 4 submarines being inbuilt China and 4 in Pakistan. He mentioned these submarines might be delivered to Pakistan within the subsequent few years. He mentioned this mission will remodel us from a submarine working Navy to a submarine constructing Navy.

Zafar Mahmood mentioned a significant naval base for floor ships is being developed at Gwadar to reinforce Pakistan Navy’s operational flexibility alongside our coast.   

New Naval Chief Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi was commissioned in Operations Department of Pakistan Navy in 1985. He has served on varied command and employees posts.

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