Sindh Governor Imran Ismail on Thursday said that the Pakistan Navy was playing a key role in preventing smuggling along the country’s maritime borders. In a meeting with Rear Admiral Zahid Ilyas at the Governor House who called on him after assuming the charge of Commander Karachi, Imran Ismail said that the government was committed to provide the latest equipments to the Pakistan Navy, which was ranked among the top naval forces worldwide in terms of professionalism, according to a statement.

The Governor said that Pakistan Navy had the potential to tackle all sorts of challenges at the maritime borders of the country. He said that the entire nation appreciated the services of the Navy. The Pak Navy achieved results that exceeded national expectations even under the most difficult circumstances. Commander Karachi Rear Admiral Zahid Ilyas during the meeting said that the Pak Navy was always alert and had the potential to thwart any ambitions of the enemy.

He said that the cadets of Pak Navy were very talented and skilled. The meeting also discussed in detail the role of the Pak Navy in eliminating illegal activities, measures taken to protect maritime borders and maintenance of peace and regional security and other matters.