ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Afzal Tahir on Monday departed on an official visit to China, said a press release here. He was seen off at Islamabad International Airport by Chief of Staff Vice Admiral Asaf Humayun, Maj Gen Li Mengyan, Military Naval and Air Attache of China and other senior officers of Pakistan Navy.
The highlight of the visit will be the launching of 1st F-22P Frigate PNS Zulfiqar, in which Naval Chief will be the chief guest. Admiral Tahir during the visit will also hold talks with his counterpart regarding matters of mutual interest. Chief of Staff, Vice Admiral Asaf Hamayun would be acting Chief of the Naval Staff in his absence.-SANA