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Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi takes over the command of the Pakistan Navy

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ISLAMABAD, 7 October 2020, (TON): In  a change of command ceremony, held at PNS Zafar in Islamabad, on 7 October 2020,  Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi took over the charge as 22nd Chief of Naval Staff (CNS). Outgoing Chief of Naval Staff , Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi formally handed over the command of Pakistan Navy by presenting the traditional scroll to Admiral Niazi. Speaking on the occasion, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi said, “fleet of more than fifty vessels, including twenty major ships, was envisioned to improve the capabilities of the Navy while four Chinese frigates will be inducted in the next few years”. He added, “Four Turkish medium-class ships will be inducted between 2023 and 2025”.

On the occasion, a smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Navy also gave guard of honour to the new Pakistan Navy Chief at Islamabad.

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