Keel-laying ceremony of gun boat for PN held.

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan achieved another mega milestone in indigenous ship-development project; wherein, the Keel-Laying ceremony of first indigenously-designed gun boat was held at Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KS and EW), said the Pakistan Navy officials on Saturday.

Commander Pakistan Fleet Vice Admiral Ovais Ahmed Bilgrami graced the occasion as chief guest. Speaking on the occasion, the chief guest said that it is a matter of great pride to witness development of the first indigenously-designed gun boat for the Pakistan Navy. He appraised that Pakistan Navy is aware of the evolving geo-strategic situation in the region and will continue to enhance naval potential to remain combat-ready to counter any nefarious designs.

The chief guest praised the joint efforts and performance of Ministry of Defence Production, Pakistan Navy and Karachi Shipyard for achieving historical milestone in...

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