PN exercise to validate security plans for Jinnah Base held

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy (PN) conducted coastal security exercise to validate her security plans for Jinnah Naval Base and associated infrastructure against maritime terror threat.

“PN conducted Security Exercise code-named “Tahaffuz-e-Sahil” at Ormara to check the efficacy of security mechanism in place at Jinnah Naval Base and associated infrastructure against any maritime terrorist threat,” PN news release said here on Thursday.

Special Operations Forces (SOF), Pak Marines, Pakistan Navy Ships and Helicopters participated in the exercise.

“A high degree of professionalism and coordination was displayed by the various segments of PN, other Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) and organizations so as to practice and boost the security of this important base of Pakistan Navy.”

In order to validate plans for defence and security of coastal bases, Pakistan Navy regularly holds such exercises all along the coast with special focus on Gwadar Port to ensure security of the maritime domain which has a crucial linkage with the upcoming developments related to China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project and smooth conduct of economic activities in our maritime region.