PNS Aslat induction in Pak Navy, a pictorial review

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KARACHI: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has participated in induction ceremony of ‘PNS Aslat’, a multi-mission conventionally-powered frigate, in Karachi on Tuesday.

Induction ceremony of the 4th F-22 Frigate of Pakistan Navy, PNS ASLAT was held at PN Dockyard this morning. Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif graced the occasion as chief guest.

Addressing the ceremony, the Prime Minister said that indigenization in the field of defence production has been under close focus of the government. He extended his felicitations to the nation on this historic achievement and commended the efforts of engineers and workers of Pakistan Navy, Karachi Shipyard and China Shipbuilding & Trading Company. He also expressed his gratitude to the People’s Republic of China for their continuous support during all phases of the project.

PNS ASLAT is the first F-22P Frigate of Pakistan Navy which has been indigenously built at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works in collaboration with the China Shipbuilding & Trading Company.

The ship was commissioned on 17th April this year and inducted today in PN Fleet after proving its combat readiness. Prior to this, three F-22P Frigates namely PNS SHAMSHEER, PNS SAIF and PNS ZULFIQUAR have been built and delivered by China, which now form an important part of PN Fleet. This is the testament of the long-standing ties and deep rooted Sino-Pak friendship.

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Asif Sandila, Minister for Defence Production Mr. Rana Tanveer, Commander Pakistan Fleet Rear Admiral Khan Hasham Bin Siddique, Managing Director KS&EW Rear Admiral Syed Hassan Nasir Shah and a large number of civil and military dignitaries also attended the ceremony.

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Asif Sandila presenting model of the ship to Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif

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Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Asif Sandila receives Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on the Induction ceremony of PNS Aslat.

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Group photo of Prime Minister and Naval Chief with the dignitaries and crew of newly inducted frigate PNS Aslat.

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Indigenously built frigate PNS Aslat on its Induction in PN fleet

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A closer look at PNS Aslat

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Prime Minister and Naval Chief offer Dua-e-Khair on the Induction Ceremony of PNS Aslat.

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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif onboard PNS Aslat on its Induction Ceremony.

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Nawaz Sharif inside PNS Aslat Ship with Navy officers.

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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif onboard PNS Aslat on its Induction Ceremony.

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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif onboard during Induction Ceremony of  PNS Aslat.

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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reviewing parade on the Induction Ceremony of PNS Aslat at PN Dockyard.

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Nawaz Sharif with Navy officials during the parade

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Another view of parade observed by Prime Minister Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif

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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif unveils the Commemorative stamp of PNS Aslat on its Induction Ceremony.

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  • Anita khan
  • azhar

    AllaH Bless Pakistan and Islam

  • hanif

    Pakistan Navy Well done keep it up, you dare go there where death fears to go

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