PNS YARMOOK Visits Gölcük, Turkey

Both Sides Commit to Further Expand Bilateral Cooperation 

Pakistan Navy Ship YARMOOK visited Gölcük, Turkey as part of goodwill visit to enhance naval collaboration and develop interoperability with the Turkish Navy. During the visit, Commanding Officer of PNS YARMOOK called on important authorities of Turkish Navy and amply utilized the call to highlight atrocities of Indian Armed Forces in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&K). 

Upon arrival at port Gölcük, the visiting Pakistan Navy Ship was extended warm welcome by Gölcük authorities. Commanding Officer of PNS YARMOOK called on senior naval fleet commanders and the Mayor of Gölcük city. During the interactions, Commanding Officer conveyed sincere regards of Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi for the people of Turkey in general and Turkish Navy in particular. Both sides displayed commitment to further enhance brotherly relations and expand bilateral cooperation in various domains. Pakistan’s sacrifices in the fight against terrorism and Pakistan Navy’s role to ensure maritime security were highlighted. 
A reception dinner was also hosted onboard PNS YARMOOK. Fleet Commander Turkish Navy, Vice Admiral Ercument Tatlioglu graced the occasion as the chief guest. 
Senior officers of Turkish Navy along with a large number of diplomatic and local community representatives attended the event. On the occasion, deteriorating situation and human rights violations being committed by the Indian Armed Forces against innocent people of IOJ&K were also highlighted.

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