ISLAMABAD                 -          Commander Coast Vice Admiral Fasial Rasul Lodhi has said that Pakistan Navy coastal command was fully geared up for the challenges related to CPEC and no stone will be left unturned for securing the maritime interests of the country.

He was addressing the Passing out Parade of Pakistan Navy SEAL Course held at PNS IQBAL in Karachi, according to the officials. A press release received here on Friday said that the parade comprised of officers and sailors, who completed rigorous training in conformity to set standards. Commander Coast Vice Admiral Fasial Rasul Lodhi graced the occasion as chief guest.

While addressing the ceremony, the chief guest underlined that coastal command of Pakistan Navy has been entrusted to safeguard country’s coastal area from Sir Creek to Jiwani under the challenging security milieu.

He further said that Pakistan Navy coastal command is fully geared up for the challenges related to CPEC and no stone will be left unturned for securing the maritime interests of Pakistan.

 The chief guest while congratulating the parade expressed his hope that addition of special operators in Navy’s offensive punch will surely enhance the capabilities Special Service Group (Navy). Later, the he gave away prizes to position holders. The ‘Iron Man’ trophy for the overall best trainee of the course was awarded to Janbaz Asim Khan, whereas Best Endurance Swimmer and Best Endurance Runner Trophies were won by Janbaz Osama and Janbaz Ehsan Ullah respectively. Due to COVID 19 pandemic, the ceremony was attended by limited number of guests, according to the press release.