Karachi: The debrief session of Pakistan Navy’s war game SHAMSHEER-E-BAHR IX was held at Karachi. Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Upon arrival, the Chief Guest was received by Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi.
Speaking at the occasion, the Prime Minister 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. He 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 Pakistan Navy in ensuring security of CPEC and Gwadar Port. The Prime Minister expressed complete confidence in the preparedness of Pakistan Navy to meet all threats and challenges and reassured the Government’s commitment to provide all available resources for its capacity building.
Earlier, while presenting the overview, Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Operations) outlined the objectives of the war game which is conducted in 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.