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Naval chief meets army chief at GHQ

October 10, 2017 12:46 PM
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RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa met with newly appointed Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi on Tuesday, said a statement released from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

Matters of professional interest were discussed and the army chief congratulated Admiral Zafar on assumption of command of Pakistan Navy.

On arrival at the GHQ, the naval chief laid a floral wreath on the Martyr's Monument.

On Saturday, former naval chief Admiral Zakaullah on Saturday handed over the command of the navy to Admiral Abbasi, becoming the 16th naval chief of Pakistan.

Admiral Abbasi was commissioned in the Navy's operations branch in 1981.

He received his initial education from Royal Naval College Dartmouth. For his 39-year extensive services to the Navy, he has also been conferred with Hilal-e-Imtiaz (military).

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Source: geo.tv

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