COLOMBO - Pakistan Navy Ship Zulfiquar arrived at the port of Trincomalee on Tuesday on a four days goodwill visit. This port call is part of strong multifaceted relationship and engagement between the defence establishments of  the two countries. Pakistan Navy Ship Zulfiquar is the pioneer ship of the sword Class, F-22P Frigate Project. The ship is fitted with state of the art weapons and sensors and caries a Z9EC helicopter. The F-22P Project encompassed construction of 3 frigates in China while the fourth one was constructed at Karachi Shipyard.

A number of activities of mutual interest are planned between the two navies during the visit, including a reception on PNS Zulfiquar on 4th March 2015 and a joint exercise on 6th March 2015.

Captain Amir Mahmood is the Commanding Officer of the visiting Pakistan Navy Ship.

The Defence Adviser of Pakistan High Commission in Colombo, Colonel Muhammad Rajil Irshad Khan is coordinating the visit and activities of the visiting ship.