Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi was on an official visit to Italy. During the visit, the Naval Chief called on Italian Chief of Defence General Staff, General Claudio Graziano and Secretary General Defence, Lt General Carlo Magrassi in separate meetings.
During the meetings, professional matters of mutual interest and bilateral defence ties were dilated upon. Italian dignitaries appreciated the role and contributions of Pakistan Navy in spearheading various initiatives for maintaining peace & stability and lawful order at sea. Both sides agreed and looked forward to further enhancing the interaction between Pakistan and Italy in the diverse fields of training, mutual visits, port calls and defence collaboration.