Pakistani naval ship Tabuk is visiting Oman’s Port Duqm as an overseas deployment to patrol regional maritime security.
Pakistan Navy Ship (PNS) Tabuk on Sunday visited Oman’s Port Duqm as part of Regional Maritime Security Patrols in the North Arabian Sea, the Pakistan Navy said.
Upon arrival at Duqm, the ship was received by Pakistan’s defence attaché in Oman and officials of Royal Navy of Oman (RNO).
“PNS Tabuk is part of 25th Destroyer Squadron of the Pakistan Navy fleet and is equipped with latest weapons and sensors to perform maritime operations in multi-threat environment,” the Pakistan Navy said in a statement.
During the visit, PNS Tabuk Commanding Officer Captain Muhammad Umair called on RNO’s central naval area commander and director of Duqm port operations. The two sides discussed matters of mutual interests and agreed to enhance bilateral ties in all spheres, according to the Pakistan Navy.
On behalf of Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi, the PNS Tabuk commanding officer conveyed good wishes for the people of Oman in general and the RNO in particular.
“The port visit to Duqm is expected to further enhance existing close diplomatic ties and cordial relations between the two countries,” the statement said.