KARACHI: Pakistan Navy held its annual safety review 2019-20 here on Tuesday.

The safety review is held annually with an aim to create safety awareness and inculcate safety culture among naval personnel, which provides a roadmap to further enhance a safe working environment.

While addressing the audience, the Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Mohammad Amjad Khan Niazi, the chief guest on the occasion, urged that each individual of Pakistan Navy bears the responsibility of safeguarding not only his life but also the expensive state of the art assets with which he has been entrusted by the government through inculcation of robust safety culture.

“The same can only be ensured through strict adherence to safe practices and standard operating procedures,” he said.

The naval chief expressed his satisfaction over adherence to safety culture in Pakistan Navy.

The admiral also appreciated the field commands for maintaining high standards of work and personal safety particularly under the challenging Covid-19 environment.

Finally, he gave away safety trophies and awards to the winners of Pakistan Navy’s annual safety review. The event was also attended by officers, sailors and navy civilians from the field commands.

The naval chief conferred military awards upon Pakistan Navy personnel during an investiture ceremony held at the Bahria Auditorium here on Tuesday.

The ceremony was attended by serving and retired officers of the Pakistan Navy.

Published in Dawn, April 14th, 2021

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