The Pakistan Navy is hosting 45 international navies for Naval Exercise AMAN-21 from Feb 11-17th to hone in collaborative response for global maritime domain fraught with traditional and non-traditional challenges
This was formally announced on Monday at the Pakistan Navy Fleet Headquarters, Karachi by Commander Pakistan Fleet Rear Admiral Naveed Ashraf during a media briefing.
Exercise AMAN is the seventh multinational naval exercise being hosted by Pakistan at the concurrence of strategic west Indian ocean connecting Africa, Middle East, South Asia criss-crossing strategic SLOCs with critical chokepoints.
With the slogan of ‘Together for Peace’ AMAN-21 is being conducted on a biennial basis by the Pakistan Navy to project soft image of Pakistan.
The exercise contributes towards regional peace and stability, resolve against terrorism in maritime domain, collaboration to maintain safe and sustainable maritime realm and above all enhance interoperability between regional and extra regional navies.