The Multinational Maritime Exercise “AMAN-19” begins in Karachi today.
The drill is aimed at fostering maritime cooperation, promoting safe and security maritime environment for regional and global stability and for preserving oceans which is the common heritage of mankind.
Briefing the newsmen in Karachi, Commander Pakistan Fleet Vice Admiral Amjad Niazi said this exercise will comprise two phases in which contingents of forty six countries will take part.
He said these exercises are arranged by Pakistan Navy after every two years since 2007 which are aimed at conveying message of peace to the world.
He said that international maritime conference will also be arranged on the occasion.