KARACHI, Dec 8 (Pakistan Point News - APP - 08th Dec, 2016 ) : Pakistan Navy Ship 'Almagir' presently on an Overseas Deployment has arrived on a goodwill mission at Russian Black Sea Port of Novorossiysk. A press release of PN issued on Thursday said that the ship was greeted by a Russian Coast Guard Ship while approaching Novorossiysk Port. The ship was given warm welcome by Russian Federation Navy and city administration officials on its arrival.
The ship was received by Deputy Commander Novorossiysk Naval Base and Defence Attache (Pakistan) at Moscow. A traditional welcome ceremony was organized in the port area on the occasion wherein ceremonial guard from Russian Federation Navy participated and military band played various tunes. Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Personnel), Rear Admiral Muhammad Fayyaz Gilani represented Pakistan Navy on this occasion. Representatives of local media also witnessed the ceremony and interacted with the Admiral and Commanding Officer at the end of ceremony. The ship Alamgir will also participate in a bilateral Naval Exercise with Russian Federation Navy Ships on completion of the port visit.