KARACHI – Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Mohammad Zakaullah said on Thursday that Pakistan Navy was always ready to defend its maritime borders and take on any challenge or danger.

Received as chief guest,  Zakaullah was addressing a ceremony of Fast Attack Missile Craft for Pakistan Navy which was held at the Karachi Shipyard.

The Naval Chief said that Pakistan Navy was on the way to self-reliance with another missile craft being manufactured indigenously.

He hailed the work of engineers at Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works and congratulated all the stakeholders for achieving this great milestone.

The Naval Chief said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will make Pakistan the economic hub of the region while responsibilities and limits for Pakistan Navy will also be expanded with the activation of this route.