ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, who is on an official visit to United Kingdom, called on First Sea Lord and Chief of The Naval Staff of Royal Navy Admiral Sir George Zambellas and Minister for Defence Production on Monday.

Upon arrival at Ministry of Defence, the admiral was received by his counterpart Admiral Sir George Zambellas.

Admiral Zakaullah, during the meeting with First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff of Royal Navy dilated upon matters of mutual interest and bilateral naval collaboration. Pakistan’s commitment and performance in fight against terrorism including participation in Coalition Maritime Campaign Plan (CMCP) and Counter Piracy Operations also came under discussion.

Later during the day, naval chief also met with Minister of State for Defence Procurement Philip Dunne. During the meeting, the matters of bilateral defence collaboration were discussed.The minister highly appreciated role and contributions of Pakistan Navy in maintaining peace and stability in the region.