A second of the 4 Type 054 A/P Frigates, Pakistan Navy ship ‘Taimur’ was commissioned on the Hudong Zhonghua shipyard in China.
According to an official assertion issued on Thursday, the top of the Pakistan Navy Mission in China Commodore Rashid Mehmood Sheikh graced the event because the chief visitor.
The communique additional acknowledged that Taimur is a technologically superior and extremely succesful sea asset having hi-tech weapons and sensors, the newest fight administration and an digital warfare system to battle in a multi-threat atmosphere.
These ships, it added, will present a sustainable increase to the fight functionality of the Pakistan Navy and allow it to satisfy rising challenges within the area of maritime safety and regional peace.
Speaking on the event, Commodore Rashid underlined that induction of the state-of-the-art frigates will considerably improve the Pakistan Navy’s capabilities in strengthening the defence of sea frontiers.
He praised the concerted efforts made by the China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), China Shipbuilding Trading Company (CSTC), China Ship Development & Design Centre (CSDDC), HZ Shipyard and PLA (Navy) for his or her “landmark achievement and timely delivery of the well-equipped and potent frigate.”
Head of Pakistan Navy Mission in China handing over the Command Scroll to Commanding Officer PNS Taimur in the course of the commissioning ceremony in China.
Later, Deputy Director General Military Product Dept China in his tackle highlighted that Pakistan and China are cognisant of fixing geopolitical atmosphere and taking efficient measures to take care of the added tasks and evolving challenges collectively.
Head of Pakistan Navy Mission in China handing over the Command Scroll to Commanding Officer PNS Taimur in the course of the commissioning ceremony in China. He underscored that friendship between the 2 international locations is a pillar of peace and stability within the area.
Pakistan Navy ship Taimur Second Type 054 A/P Frigate
The ceremony was attended by high-level dignitaries from BOMETEC, OIMC, SASTIND, PLA (N) and CSSC in addition to Chairmen of CSTC & HZ Shipyard, together with outstanding figures of the Pakistani neighborhood in China.
The first 054 A/P Frigate PNS TUGHRIL has joined PN Fleet in January 2022, whereas one other two frigates of the identical class are presently below development in China.