Lahore (29th June, 2019): Pakistan Navy held its 111th Midshipmen and 20th Short Service Commission (SSC) Course Commissioning Parade at Pakistan Naval Academy PNS RAHBAR.
According to Baaghi TV’s sources, the Pakistan Navy held its Course Commissioning Parade at PNS Rahbar on 29th June, 2019. As confirmed by reports, this was the Pakistan Navy’s 111th Midshipmen Commissioning Parade as well as 20th SSC Commissioning Parade.
The Commissioning Parade consisted of 65 Pakistan as well as 12 foreign Midshipmen, from countries that are considered allies to Pakistan, as 98 Cadets from the Short Service Commission (SSC) including 25 female Cadets.
According to Baaghi TV’s sources, Commander Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF), Vice Admiral Fahad Bin Abdullah Al-Ghofaily, presided as the honorable Chief Guest on the occasion of the Commissioning Parade. The Chef Guest was received by the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, confirm sources.
Moreover, while addressing the guests, Commander RSNF, Vice Admiral Fahad Bin Abdullah Al-Ghofaily highlighted the deep rooted fraternal relationship shared by the two states wit regards to collaboration of armed forces. Commander RSNF, stated that the respective states share a common desire for regional peaces and stability. He further appraised Pakistan for rendering sacrifices in the fight to eradicate terrorism and for attempting to establish peace on a national as well as international level, confirm sources.
The Chief Guest further thanked Pakistan Navy’s Admiral, Zafar Mahmood Abbasi for allowing him the opportunity to visit his Alma Mater. As confirmed by Baaghi’s reports, Commander RSNF Vice Admiral Fahad Bin Abdullah Al-Ghofaily had joined the Pakistan Naval Academy in 1979 as a foreign cadet and had passed out from the Pakistan Naval Academy in 1984.
Moreover, the Chief Guest advised the young officers to become the pride of their service and their nation(s) as well as to earn the trust of their subordinates.
Furthermore, Commodore Vaqar Muhammad Commandant Pakistan Naval Academy had discussed the salient features of the officers’ training, mentioning that cadets from Bahrain, Jordan, Qatar, Yemen and Saudi Arabia had undergone training alongside Pakistani cadets. the Commandant went on advise the, to keep their integrity, honour and the interest of their country as a primary priority.
Among prizes distributed to the cadets were the:
Quaide-e-Azam Gold Medal awarded to Lieutenant Nasrullah Khan
Sword of Honour conferred upon Muhammad Talha Masood [Midshipman]
Academy’s Dirk awarded to Faizan Saeed [Midshipman]
Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Gold Medal presented to Officer Cadet Naveed Ahmed
Chief of Naval Staff Gold Medal awarded to Officer Cadet Abdulrahman Ali Ebrahim Jasim Al Malki [Kingdom of Bahrain]
Commandant Gold Medal conferred upon Officer Cadet Manaal Ayesha Aamer [SSC Course]
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