KARACHI (APP) - Pakistan Navys participation in Coalition Maritime Campaign Plan had strengthened relations with modern navies, said Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Noman Bashir Tuesday. Participation of Pakistan Navy (PN) in multinational exercises and Counter Piracy Deployment has not only helped strengthen relations with modern navies but also added much to our professional acumen, he said while addressing the Annual Efficiency Competition Parade at the PN Dockyard in the port city where he was the chief guest. Coalition Maritime Campaign Plan and CTF-151 is a step towards regional and global security, he added. The Naval Chief said, Defence of the sea frontiers and maritime interest remains our prime responsibility, which will be ensured at all costs. Earlier, Commander Pakistan Fleet Vice Admiral Abbas Raza while giving a detailed account of fleet activities, said all training and operational objectives set for the year 2010 had been achieved in a befitting manner and the fleet had successfully completed all the tasks assigned by Naval Headquarters. Admiral Abbas said continuous monitoring of maritime activities was ensured to assert the needed influence in the countrys area of interest. Later, the chief guest gave away prizes to the winners. Meanwhile, Pakistan Navy on Tuesday inducted an exclusive training ship PNS Rahnaward into its fleet. A Pakistan Navy statement said the ship had been acquired for training of cadets and sailors. Admiral Noman Bashir was the chief guest on the occasion. PNS Rahnaward has been acquired from Britain where the ship was part of the fleet as HMS William. It is equipped with complete suite of modern sensors and gadgets. Navigation radars, satellite communication system, fire control system and built-in electronic charting system are the main features of the ship. With a total sail area of 949 square metres, the ship has 18 sails. Its length is 59.35 meters with a draught of 4.8 meters and a tonnage of 498 tons. Apart from the square-rigged sails, the ship is also equipped with a full outfit of modern machinery for main propulsion. Addressing on the occasion, Noman said the hi-tech military hardware was no panacea in itself; rather, it was the professional competence of the fighting force and their resolve to protect national interest at all costs.