PM emphasizes significance of war games in validating naval war plans
By News Desk
August 30, 2023 06:48 PM
Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar Wednesday emphasized the significance of war games in validating naval war plans in sync with military and national security policy while also exploring operational concepts and refining deployment strategies, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The prime minister, addressing the debrief session of Pakistan Navy’s war game Shamsheer-e-Bahr IX, lauded the well-deliberated plans of the force commanders and the insightful analysis of the war game, which would help crystallize operational plans for maritime security and seaward defence of Pakistan.
He also highlighted the enhanced responsibilities of the Pakistan Navy in ensuring the security of China Pakistan Economic Corridor and Gwadar Port. Prime Minister Kakar expressed complete confidence in the preparedness of the Pakistan Navy to meet all threats and challenges and reassured the government’s commitment to provide all available resources for its capacity building.
Upon arrival, the prime minister was received by Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi. Earlier, while presenting the overview, Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Operations) outlined the objectives of the war game which was conducted in a tri-service format with participants of relevant ministries and divisions as well.
He highlighted various concepts tried during the war game and recommendations pertaining to Pakistan Navy deployment strategies. The debrief of the exercise was attended by high-level government officials and senior officers from tri-services.