By Masood Sattar Khan in Beijing
News & Features Services) Pakistan
The frigate will take part along with other seven countries vessels at the 14th annual meeting of the Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS), starting from April 22, media report said.
has done an excellent work organizing this international event. I am looking
forward to meeting fellow navies and learning from them," the China Daily
quoted Captain Rashid Zafar Cheema, commander of Pakistan’s Navy frigate Shamsheer.
The Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Asif Sandila was due in Qiangdao on April 21 while officials from
Pakistan embassy including Naval
Attaché were already there. A reception has also been planned onboard PNS
Shamsheer on April 22.
To begin with, Commander-in-Chief of PLAN Admiral Wu Shengli will first to visit Pakistani ship that illustrates the close relationship between the navies of the two countries, informed sources said.
"Our ship was built in
Shanghai. Every time I sail in China I feel
like I am sailing in my home waters,” Captain Cheema observed
The vessels from countries, including
Singapore and Brunei, were
set to participate in a drill on April 24 to celebrate the 65th anniversary of