KARACHI (Staff Report) – The passing out parade of 104th Midshipmen Commissioning and 13th SSC course of Pakistan Navy was Saturday held in Karachi.

A total of 88 cadets passed out that also include 22 foreign cadets and two women.

Vice Admiral of Saudi Naval Forces Abdullah Al-Sultan was chief guest while Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zaka ullah was also present on the occasion.

Addressing the passing out parade, the Saudi Vice Admiral said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are closest friends and have complete harmony on regional and bilateral issues.

He stressed the need for eliminating terrorism from the region while appreciating the role of Pakistan Naval Academy for providing competent cadets.

Earlier, the Saudi vice Admiral inspected the parade and distributed medals among the cadets.

Pakistan Navy is providing training to cadets of ten countries, including Bahrain, Jordan, Libya, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Turkmenistan, Naval chief said on the occasion.