The Navy Day was observed to commemorate Pakistan Navy’s stunning performance, sacrifices, spirit and iconic contributions against a much “bigger and devious enemy” during the 1965 War.
Pakistan Navy Warships’ attack on Dwarka and confinement of entire Indian Navy Fleet by PN Submarine GHAZI has been the glorious reminiscence of the day.
Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi has said that September 8 marks a golden chapter in the history of Pakistan Navy when its sailors demonstrated indomitable courage and valor by undertaking successful bombardment of Dwarka.
In his message on the Navy Day, the Naval Chief has said that it is the day to acknowledge the sacrifices of martyrs and ghazis of Pakistan Navy who were imbued with staunch and fearless spirit during the 1965 War.
During Operation Somnaath, Pakistan Navy Flotilla comprising seven major warships heavily bombarded Indian port of Dwarka and destroyed its radar system.
He said Pakistan Navy is cognizant of regional developments and is maintaining round the clock combat readiness to respond to any emerging contingency.
The naval chief said Pakistan Navy was acquiring state of the art technologies to transition towards a more agile, effective and sustainable future force.