UK navy ship visits Karachi, conducts drills with Pakistan Navy
United Kingdom ship HMS RICHMOND arrives at Karachi port.
United Kingdom (UK) ship HMS RICHMOND visited Karachi port. The Ship was received by officials of the Pakistan Navy along with representatives of the British High Commission in Pakistan.
Pakistan Navy and UK Navy enjoy longstanding relations based on training, development, mutual interest and cooperation in naval affairs. The visit of the UK Ship included harbour and sea phases. In the harbour phase, tabletop discussions on professional matters and bilateral interactions were held.
On completion of port visit, sea exercise was conducted between Pakistan and UK Navy covering a wide range of naval operations. The exercise was aimed to enhance interoperability and contribute toward international efforts for ensuring maritime security in the region.
UK Navy Ship visit to Karachi and joint naval drills are a testimony of PN resolve to work towards regional peace and it may further strengthen mutual collaboration between the two navies.