Islamabad, May 01, 2013 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Navy Ship PNS SAIF, the third ship of SWORD Class F-22 P Frigates will arrive at Port Klang on 6th May on Goodwill cum Training trip. PNS SAIF was built in Shanghai China and inducted into the Pakistan Navy Fleet in November 2010.
It is equipped with the state-of-the-art modern weapons and sensors and also carries a Anti-Submarine Z-9EC Helicopter. The ship is capable of surviving a multi-threat environment and of operating independently as a Task Force, says a press release received here today from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
While berthed at Port Klang, PNS SAIF will participate in various events, including friendly soccer/volleyball matches with RMN, undertaking voluntary community welfare activities in Orphanage, visits to places of interests and official commitments. The ship will be also opened for the visitors including the Pakistani and local community on 08 May 2013. A PASSEX is also planned during the return journey with RMN Ships.
Mr. Shahid M. G. Kiani, High Commissioner for Pakistan to Malaysia has welcomed the visit of PNS SAIF and hoped that this would further strengthen the bilateral military relations between the two brotherly countries.
Pakistan and Malaysia have had a longstanding cooperation in the Defence sector. Such unique interactions between the two professional Naval Forces would also develop understanding in establishing a more secured and conducive maritime environment that is essential for global peace and economics.
For more information, contact:
Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324
Fax: +9251 925 2325 and +9251 925 2326