ISLAMABAD: Joint Pak-Turkey Naval Exercise Mavi-Balina-16 began in Turkey today. Pakistan Navy Ship PNS ALAMGIR will participate in the exercise.

The exercise will continue till 1st of next month.

Pakistan Naval ship’s participation in the exercise will further strengthen existing bilateral relations of Pakistan Navy with the Turkish Navy.

Pakistan Navy is actively involved in maintaining peace and stability in the region.

Pakistan Navy ships are vigorously participating in all peace keeping missions and had commanded the Coalition Task Force-150 nine times.

Pakistan Navy is also planning to organize the fifth multinational exercise AMAN-17 in February 2017 in which more than 30 navies including Turkish Navy are expected to participate.