Pakistan Navy conducts exercise “TAHAFFUZ-E- SAHIL’’ to validate defence Plans for Karachi Port Complex

Islamabad, May 31, 2016 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Navy conducted Coastal Security Exercise, code named ‘Tahaffuz-e- Sahil at Karachi Port Complex to check the efficacy of security mechanism in place at Karachi Port and associated infrastructure against any Maritime terrorist threat. Special Operations Forces (SOF), Pak Marines, Pakistan Navy Ships, Helicopters, PMSA and LEAs participated in the exercise. A high degree of professionalism and coordination was displayed by the various segments of PN, Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) and other organizations so as to practice and boost the security of this highly important commercial hub of the country.

In order to validate plans for defence and security of Coastal Bases, Pakistan Navy regularly holds such exercises all along the coast with special focus on Gwadar Port. These exercises are aimed to ensure security of the maritime domain which has a crucial linkage with the upcoming developments related to CPEC project and other economic activities in our maritime region.

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