In response to the current maritime situation in the Middle East, the Pakistan Navy has taken proactive measures by deploying PNS TUGHRIL.
The Pakistan Navy’s deployment aims to enhance the safety and security of merchant vessels transporting goods to and from Pakistani ports.
A spokesperson for the Pakistan Navy emphasized the force’s dedication to preserving the freedom of navigation in international waters and ensuring the safety of key sea lanes, which are vital for global trade and communication.
The Pakistan Navy recognizes its crucial role in maintaining a regional rule-based order, a responsibility aligned with national interests.
To uphold this commitment, the Navy conducts regular Regional Maritime Security Patrols and actively participates in collaborative efforts to bolster maritime security. These efforts are coordinated under the framework of the Combined Maritime Forces, reflecting Pakistan’s dedication to contributing to international maritime stability and safety.