PR No.140 Islamabad 13th February 2017 PM VISIT TO KARACHI ON 14TH FEBRUARY, 2017

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will be visiting Karachi on a one-day visit tomorrow to witness Pakistan Navy’s Multinational Exercise AMAN-17.


Earlier, the PM extended gratitude to the participating navies for joining Pakistan Navy at AMAN-17 in such large numbers. PM in his message on the occasion stated that the maritime security challenges in the Indian Ocean are both multidimensional and multifaceted. Threats like maritime terrorism, drug trafficking and piracy have acquired international dimensions. Cooperation between international Navies therefore, is imperative to counter these emerging threats. Pakistan being a major stakeholder in maritime security of Arabian Sea is fully committed to ensuring freedom of navigation and lawful maritime order. PM expressed confidence that AMAN-17 will be an endeavor of readiness for the promotion of peace.


Prime Minister will also be meeting Governor and Chief Minister Sindh at Governor House where the PM will be briefed about progress on Green Line Mass Transit Project, Lyari Expressway and Karachi Circular Railway projects. PM will also be briefed about Karachi Water Supply Project (K-4).