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Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Azerbaijan

06/10/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/10/2021 23:55

The Azerbaijan Naval Forces delegation held a series of meetings in Karachi city of Pakistan

A delegation led by the commander of the Azerbaijan Naval Forces, Rear Admiral Subhan Bakirov held a series of meetings as part of the visit to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
First of all, our military delegation visited the mausoleum of the founder of the Pakistani state, Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi and laid a wreath at his grave.
Then, the military delegation of Azerbaijan visited the Pakistan Naval Fleet. During the meeting of Rear Admiral S. Bakirov with the Commander of the Pakistan Naval Fleet Rear Admiral Naveed Ashraf, the parties discussed exchange of experience between the crews of warships, conduct of mutual visits of seamen, and other issues within the framework of the cooperation between Naval Forces of Azerbaijan and Pakistan.
The Azerbaijani delegation also met with Rear Admiral Ovais Ahmed Bilgrami, commander Karachi (COMKAR) of the Pakistani Navy. The parties discussed the issues of the development of naval infrastructures and other aspects of bilateral military cooperation.
The Azerbaijani military delegation also visited Shipyard & Engineering Works Limited. During the meetings held with the leadership of the enterprise, a detailed briefing was given on its production capacity, operational characteristics of various types of ships and their purposes, combat use, as well as the weapon systems available in their armament.
Then the parties discussed the development of cooperation in the field of shipbuilding and ship maintenance.