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Pakistan Naval Ship 'Zulfiquar' arrives with flood relief materials

Pakistan Naval Ship 'Zulfiquar' arrives with flood relief materials

[May 31 2017]

Pakistan Naval Ship (PNS) 'Zulfiquar' arrived at the port of Colombo on Tuesday (30th May 2017) to assist ongoing relief operations in the island with relief goods and teams, states navy media.

The ship had brought essential supplies such as dry ration, bottles of drinking water and medicine. In addition three medical teams have also arrived with the ship. PNS 'Zulfiquar' is commanded by Captain Faisal Javeed and the crew consists of 46 officers and 241 sailors.

The ship had previously made a goodwill visit to Colombo on 4th May and has made the second visit to the country with relief aid assist and strengthen the longstanding ties between the two countries and navies.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Ravi Karunanayake, Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan to Sri Lanka, H.E. Dr. Sarfraz Ahmed Khan Sipra, Commander Western Naval Area, officers from the Naval Headquarters were present to receive the ship.


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