Pakistan’s Navy Chief Stresses Self-Reliance Amid Evolving Technology

Tue Nov 21 2023
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KARACHI: Pakistan’s Navy Chief Admiral Naveed Ashraf on Tuesday underscored the continuous evolution of technology and the imperative for armed forces to stay abreast of these advancements.

He was addressing a Navy Industrial seminar as chief guest held at the Bahria Auditorium. The seminar served as a platform for collaboration between the defense sector, local industries, and educational institutions. 

Addressing the audience, Admiral Naveed Ashraf emphasized the need for close cooperation between the defense sector, local industries, and educational institutions. 

He highlighted the significance of the industrial seminar in providing a substantial opportunity for local industries to showcase their capabilities in supporting the Pakistan Navy, an armed force known for its reliance on advanced technology.

Acknowledging the private sector’s positive response in a technologically challenging environment, the Chief of the Naval Staff expressed confidence that the collaborative efforts of the Pakistan Navy and local industries would contribute to achieving self-reliance. 

During the seminar, speakers from various organizations emphasized the importance of indigenization and self-reliance.

The event saw a significant turnout, with attendance from Naval officers, dignitaries, representatives of local industries, and notable members of academia.

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