Inland Study Tour of 52nd Pakistan Navy Staff Course at Ministry of Maritime Affairs Islamabad.
A ten – member delegation of Pakistan Navy War College, headed by Rear Admiral Shifaat Ali Khan SI(M), Commandant Pakistan Navy War College, including officers of Pakistan Navy visited Ministry of Maritime Affairs on their Inland Study Tour to Islamabad.
The PN Staff Course was headed by Rear Admiral Shifaat Ali Khan SI(M), Commandant Pakistan Navy War College. He briefed the Minister about the roles and responsibilities of PN War College and stated that it is a premier seat of learning in Pakistan Navy and is designed for naval officers of middle order seniority. He further apprised the Minister that the purpose of their visit is to familiarize the student officers with the role and functions of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs (MoMA).
The Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs, Senator Syed Faisal Ali Subzwari welcomed the 52nd PN Staff Course at Ministry of Maritime Affairs today. The Minister appreciated their visit at the Ministry and briefed them the roles & responsibilities of the Ministry and prospects of the Pakistan’s Maritime Sector. He stated that, “For any nation to progress, it is crucial for it security and national economic to grow side by side.”
He further said that in our National Security Policy, special focus has given to the pivotal role of national economy. He further apprised the student officers on the contributions of all three Ports of Pakistan to the national economy and highlighted the challenges that Ministry is facing in each department.
On the occasion, the student officers from 52nd PN Staff Course briefly asked questions related to Marine Pollution, digitization and role of provincial governments in maritime sector. Minister briefly answered the questions.
The meeting ended with a vote of thanks from the participant and with the exchange of souvenirs from both sides.