Pakistan, Japanese navies conduct joint exercise

Pakistan Navy (PN), along with Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) Navy conduct joint exercise in Gulf of Aden.

According to Director General Public Relations (DGPR) Pakistan Navy, PNS Zulfiquar and JMSDF Onami participated in the joint exercise named Passage Ex (PASSEX) in the Gulf of Aden from Pakistan and Japan respectively.

The PASSEX joint exercise between the two navies aims to ensure and improve maritime security in the region. 

The exercise also strives to further strengthen bilateral ties and enhance naval collaboration, cooperation and interoperability between the navies of the two countries.