Three Vessels from Pakistan Navy, Submarine HURMAT, accompanied with Sailing Ship RAHNAWARD and RASADGAR visited Muscat from December 29 to January 2, 2018. The Vessels were led by Commodore Altaf Hussain, Commander Submarines.

On 30 December, an onboard Reception was hosted for Diplomatic Corps and a large number of prominent Pakistanis. Also gracing the occasion were numerous Officers of Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF).

On January 1, 2018, Commodore Hussain, called on Ambassador of Pakistan HE Ali Javed. Praising the substantive effort by Pakistan Navy to further historically fraternal ties with Sultanate of Oman, the Ambassador accorded a comprehensive briefing on bilateral relations and praised the increasing frequency of goodwill visit by Pakistan Navy, reflective of the soaring trajectory of cooperation.

The Mission Commander and Commanding Officers also called on the SAF Authorities and visited Said Bin Sultan Naval Base, Wudam.

The goodwill visits also contributed towards improving interoperability and learning from each other experiences on maritime operations. Upon departing Port Sultan Qaboos, the Pakistani Sailing Vessel RAHNAWARD and SHAHBAB OMAN-II sailed together is exhibition of bilateral friendship.

Pakistan Embassy – Muscat
January 2, 2018

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