New Pakistan Navy Chief Takes Over

Outgoing naval chief Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah passed the baton of command to Admiral Zafar Mehmood Abbasi at a ceremony in Islamabad today

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New Pakistan Navy Chief Takes Over

The Pakistan Navy will get Sea King helicopters from the UK this year

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Pakistan's new naval chief Admiral Zafar Mehmood Abbasi today took command of the navy in Islamabad amid several security challenges facing the country. Outgoing naval chief Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah passed the baton of command to Admiral Abbasi at a ceremony, which was attended by senior officials from the three services and other government functionaries.

In his farewell speech, Admiral Zakaullah highlighted some of the challenges faced by Pakistan. The Pakistan Navy will get Sea King helicopters from the UK this year, and a submarine contract has also been formalised, he said.
 

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