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First ever call by Pakistani warship to Russian port

PTI | Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 00:12

Islamabad: PN Aslat is set to become the first Pakistani warship to make a port call to Russia, officials said on Monday.

The Aslat will pay a goodwill call to the Russian port of Novorossiysk during October 17-20. A welcoming ceremony will be held on the vessel`s arrival at Novorossiysk naval base.

The ceremony will be followed by a meeting of Pakistan Fleet Commander Rear Admiral Khan Hasham Bin Siddique and the Head of Novorossiysk Administration, V I Sinyagovsky and Capt S M Pinchuk, Senior Marine Chief, the officials said.

Aslat is on a goodwill visit to ports in North Sudan, Libya, Russia, Turkey and Saudi Arabia.

First Published: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 00:12

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