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Pak Navy Chief vists Sri Lanka

Press Trust of India  |  Colombo 

Pakistan's Navy Chief Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah is in for a five-day visit aimed at strengthening bilateral ties and defence collaboration.

Admiral Zakaullah was received by Commander Sri Lankan Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra C Wijegunaratne upon his arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport here.


During his visit, Zakaullah, 59, called on top military officials in and exchanged views on matters of mutual interest and bilateral naval collaboration.

Admiral Zakaullah said that the Navy would go a long way in further cementing the bonds of friendship between the two nations, The Express Tribune reported.

The Naval Chief was also the chief guest at the passing out parade held at the Naval and Maritime Academy Trincomalee.

He also looked forward to further enhancing the interaction between the two countries in fields of training, mutual visits and defence collaboration, it said.

Zakaullah joined Naval Academy in 1975 and was commissioned in the Operations Branch in 1978. He was appointed to the highest seat of the Navy in 2014.

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