Home Page | Photos | Video | Forum | Most Popular | Special Reports | Biz China Weekly
Make Us Your Home Page
Most Searched: Malaysia Airlines  Crimea  MH370  Antarctic rescue  Mandela  

Iran, Pakistan to hold joint naval drill: commander

English.news.cn   2014-04-06 06:06:19

TEHRAN, April 5 (Xinhua) -- A Pakistani fleet of warships docked in southern Iran is to hold a joint drill with the Iranian Navy in the strategic Strait of Hormuz, a senior Iranian commander said on Saturday.

The flotilla arrived on Saturday in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas where it will stay for four days, said Iranian Navy's second-in-command for operations Rear Admiral Shahram Irani.

"The most important plan of the Pakistani fleet during its stay in Bandar Abbas is to stage joint maneuvers with select units ... of the Iranian Navy on April 8 which will be held in the eastern waters of the Strait of Hormuz," Irani said.

The Pakistani fleet conveys a message of peace and friendship and will help boost military cooperation between Tehran and Islamabad, he said. The fleet is comprised of a missile-launcher warship, a logistic warship and an advanced submarine.

Iranian and Pakistani naval authorities will hold official meetings during the Pakistani fleet's stay, the commander said.

Editor: Mu Xuequan
Related News
Home >> World            
Most Popular English Forum  
Top News  >>
Photos  >>
Video  >>
Top Science News Latest News  
  Special Reports  >>