Commander Kuwait Naval Force Major General Khaled Ahmed Abdullah visits Naval Headquarters

Islamabad, June 09, 2015 (PPI-OT): Major General Khaled Ahmed Abdullah, Commander Kuwait Naval Force is on an official visit to Pakistan on the invitation of Chief of the Naval Staff.

Upon arrival at Naval Headquarters, the Kuwaiti Naval Chief was received by Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, Chief of the Naval Staff. A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Navy clad in ceremonial dress, presented him the Guard of Honour. The visiting dignitary was then introduced to Principal Staff Officers at Naval Headquarters.

Later, Commander Kuwait Naval Force, Khaled Ahmed Abdullah, called on Chief of the Naval Staff in his office, where he held detailed discussion on professional matters with his counterpart. Various avenues of cooperation between the two navies were also discussed in detail.

A comprehensive brief on Pakistan Navy’s role in Regional Maritime Security Situation and Operational Developments in the Indian Ocean was also given to the visiting dignitary. Later, the Kuwaiti Naval Chief also called on Minister for Defence Production. The Dignitary is also scheduled to call on Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of the Air Staff during his visit.

At the second leg of his visit to Karachi, Commander Kuwait Naval Force will be meeting Naval Field Commanders and visiting Pakistan Navy units/facilities. The dignitary will also witness 103rd Passing out Parade at Pakistan Naval Academy.

Besides holding the appointment of Commander Kuwait Naval Force, the honourable dignitary has had the privilege to serve on various coveted appointments including Head of the Intelligence and Security Branch, Director of Supply and Support Department, Flotilla Commander, Commander Task Force 152 and Director of Naval Operations Department.

Major General Khaled Ahmed Abdullah, is a graduate of Command and Staff College, Kuwait. He has done Commanding Officer Course from Germany and Advanced Operations Course from UK. The Kuwait Naval Chief is also recipient of numerous military awards and honours at International, National and Armed Forces level.

This visit is expected to greatly enhance the bilateral cooperation between the two Navies.

For more information, contact:
Lieutenant Commander Shakeel Ahmad
Assistant Director
Directorate of Public Relations
Pakistan Navy
Tel: +92-21-20063210
Cell: +92-333-2171764, +92-300-2171038