Pakistan Navy Seizes Narco Cache Near Ormara

Zeeshan Aziz ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 4th Apr, 2019 ) :Pakistan Navy conducted an intelligence based operation in Gorhad near Ormara in coordination with Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) and seized 1000 Kg of Hashish worth approximately Rs 2.5 billion. According to a press release issued here by Directorate of Public Relations of Pakistan Navy, the hashish […]

Pakistan Inaugurates Construction of Maritime Counter Terrorism Centre

Bilal Khan The Pakistan Navy has inaugurated the construction of a new Maritime Counter Terrorism Centre (MCTC) in Karachi on Wednesday, August 15. According to a report by the state-owned Associated Press of Pakistan, the MCTC will provide training to “special operations forces (SOF) and special wings of [local and foreign] law enforcement agencies (LEA) in […]

Somali security forces 'rescue sailors' from Indian ship

Somali security forces have rescued eight sailors who were kidnapped by pirates, an official says. The pirates hijacked the Indian cargo ship last month, seizing the 10-man crew and holding them for ransom. Security forces freed the vessel and two of the crew on Monday. The pirates escaped with the other eight who have now […]

Iran, Pakistan hold marine drill

Iranian and Pakistani navies have participated in a joint military drill in southern waters of the Sea of Oman. Commander of First Naval Zone Rear Admiral Hossein Azad told reporters on Thursday that Iran’s Jamaran destroyer was joined by a second missile-launch war ship and a helicopter along with Pakistan’s fleet including Tipu Sultan destroyer […]

Iran, Pakistan to stage joint naval drills in Strait of Hormuz

TEHRAN, March 15 (Xinhua) — Iran’s navy warships and a visiting flotilla of warships from the Pakistan navy will hold joint exercises near the Strait of Hormuz, Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday. Pakistani flotilla comprising navy ships Tippu Sultan and PNS Jurrat as well as a chopper left the southern Iranian port city of […]

Pakistan Navy establishes special task force for Gwadar security

Pakistan Navy’s special ‘Task Force-88’ (TF-88) was established Tuesday for the maritime security of Gwadar port and protection of associated sea lanes against both conventional and non-traditional threats. A ceremony for this was held at the Gwadar port which was attended by heads of armed forces and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC). To […]