22 women sailors inducted into Navy

Published December 27, 2006

KARACHI, Dec 26: The first batch of 22 female sailors, along with 1000 new-entry sailors, passed out and were formally inducted into the Pakistan Navy upon successful completion of 38-week rigorous training, says a press release issued here on Tuesday.

According to the press release, the passing out parade was held at the PNS Himalaya on Tuesday morning.

Commodore Muhammad Aslam Rana, the In-charge of the naval training at Karachi, reviewed the parade as the chief guest.

Speaking on this occasion, the chief guest said like other fields of life, women were also making significant contribution to the armed forces which, he said, was important for progress and prosperity of a nation.

He expressed the hope that the newly-inducted women sailors would prove equal to the task and serve with full devotion and dedication.

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