Singapore to head anti-piracy flotilla in Gulf of Aden

Singapore has taken over the task force stewardship from Pakistan.

Singapore: Singapore has taken over the command of an international anti-piracy naval flotilla in the Gulf of Aden, a media report said on Friday.
Singapore, which took over the task force stewardship yesterday from Pakistan, would coordinate counter-piracy operations with naval forces from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and other navies, the `Straits Times` reported.
Rear Admiral Harris Chan and 24 others from Singapore Armed Forces would lead four ships in the Combined Task Force 151 in and around the Gulf`s pirate-infested waters till June, it added.


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