Naval Chief, Tunisian envoy discuss bilateral maritime cooperation


Islamabad: Ambassador of Tunisia Borhene El Kamel called on Naval Chief Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi in Islamabad today [Thursday]. Matters pertaining to mutual interest and bilateral maritime cooperation were discussed in the meeting. The maritime security situation in the region was also figured in the meeting. The Ambassador of Tunisia appreciated Pakistan’s role in peace and stability in the region. Since August 1996 and May 2005, vessels belonging to Pakistan Navy made port calls in Tunis. Since 2012, training of military personnel and exchange of experiences has been the focus of policymakers in both nations. In addition, Tunisia has evinced interest in Pakistani-made small arms, combat/protection gear, and ammunition. Given the mutual experience with the fight against terrorism, prospects exist for cooperation in security & counter-terrorism.


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