Minister for Defence, Mr. Pervez Khatak visited Headquarters Pakistan Maritime Security Agency on Saturday.
On arrival at HQ PMSA, the minister was received by Director General Pakistan Maritime Security Agency Rear Admiral Zaka ur Rehman HI(M) and was introduced with officers of Pakistan Maritime Security Agency.
The minister had one on one meeting with DG PMSA which was followed by a detailed brief on the roles, tasks, functions and challenges faced by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency.
The Minister also visited PMSA’s newly inducted Maritime Patrol Vessel PMSS KASHMIR, where he was briefed by the Commanding Officer about Ship’s capabilities. The minister highly appreciated the quality and capabilities of various equipments. He also emphasized upon maintaining optimum readiness at all times to successfully deal with all challenges.
The minister for Defence appreciated the efforts being put in to safeguard the maritime interests of the nation despite having limited resources. He also assured that the present government will fully support the agency for their best efforts.