Pakistan Navy Seizes Narcotics in North Arabian Sea

Tue May 28 2024
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KARACHI: The newly deployed PNS ASLAT ship of the Pakistan Navy confiscated a significant quantity of narcotics in the North Arabian Sea, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated in a press release.

According to ISPR, the seized drugs hold substantial value in the international market, amounting to thousands of dollars. This successful operation underscores the Pakistan Navy’s vigilant surveillance efforts at sea.

The ISPR statement read that the effective operation against drug smuggling is a direct outcome of the Pakistan Navy’s diligent surveillance of maritime activities. Regular patrols by Pakistani naval warships in the region serve to deter not only drug trafficking but also piracy and human trafficking.

Naval warships of the Pakistan Navy regularly patrol the region serve to deter not only drug trafficking but also human trafficking at sea.

It is pertinent to mention here that PNS ASLAT, had been recently tasked with regional maritime security duties in the Arabian Ocean, aimed at safeguarding merchant vessels entering and leaving Pakistani ports.

Armed with state-of-the-art weaponry and advanced sensors, the PNS ASLAT is capable of dealing with diverse threats and executing a broad range of maritime missions.

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