KARACHI: Pakistan Navy Ship Zulfiquar returned to operational deployment after paying a successful visit to Saint Petersburg in Russia for participation in the 325th Russian Navy Day parade.

During the ship’s stay at Saint Petersburg, Mission Commander and Commanding Officer called on the Commander of Leningrad naval base, Capt Saloshin Andrev, and Deputy Governor of External Relations Evgeny D. Grigoriev.

During the meetings, matters of mutual interest were discussed. The dignitaries expressed enormous goodwill and warmth for Pakistan Navy and thanked it for its participation in the parade.

Pakistan Navy Ship Zulfiquar also conducted bilateral exercise Arabian Monsoon with Russian ship Odintsovo on the return passage.

Published in Dawn, July 29th , 2021

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