Defence Minister has underlined the need for effective strategy to meet security challenges in Indian Ocean.
Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that boost in international trade in the Indian Ocean has underlined need for an effective strategy to overcome security challenges.
He said there exist the challenges of pirates, human smuggling and other menaces in the Ocean.
Khawaja Asif lauds the Multinational Naval Exercise AMAN 2017 continuing in the Arabian Sea.
The conference was organized by National Center for Maritime Policy Research (NCMPR) and Bahria University.