KARACHI – Iranian Naval Ships LAVAN, KONARAK, FALAKHEN and KHANJAR have reached Karachi port to participate in Passage Exercise (PASSEX).

The ships were received by officials of Pakistan Navy and Iranian diplomats on Tuesday, said a Pakistan Navy press release issued here.

During the visit, the officers and men of Iranian Navy ships will have professional discussions and interactions with their counterparts in Pakistan Navy on subjects of mutual interest.

Moreover, operational training activities, exchange of visits by naval personnel and sports activities are also planned. After stay at Karachi, a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) will be conducted at sea to improve interoperability between the two navies.

In line with the government policies, the current visit will help promote peace and security in the region and enhance maritime collaboration between the two countries.