Major joint Naval Exercise Naseem Al Bahr 13 between Pakistan Navy (PN) and Royal Naval Forces of Saudi Arabia (RSNF) commenced in Karachi on Sunday, the local media reported.
According to APP, a statement released by Pakistan Navy said, “The exercise is aimed to consolidate the existing strong bilateral relations between Pakistan Navy and Royal Saudi Naval Forces. The exercise includes joint conduct of maritime security operations across the traditional and non-traditional warfare domains thus enhancing interoperability between both the navies.”
Besides Naval ships of both Navies, aviation units and aircraft of RSAF will also participate in this exercise.
During the first phase, various training exercises were organized on-board PN and RSNF ships and harbour facilities.
The respective force Commanders of PN and RSNF closely monitored and supervised the training activities.