China’s naval chief lauds Pakistan’s pivotal role

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KARACHI: The head of China’s navy on Wednesday acknowledged Pakistan Navy’s role in ensuring maritime security and stability in the region.
“Pakistan, as a responsible state, is playing a pivotal role for maritime security and stability in the region, which has greatly helped in shaping a secure environment for freedom of navigation in the region,” Commander of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), Admiral Wu Shengli, said in a meeting with Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah.