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Pakistan & India to Join China Navy Exercise
Apr 14, 2014

The Chinese Navy will be bringing Pakistani and Indian navies together as it celebrates its 65th founding anniversary when joint exercises take place at the Qingdao port, which will see Pakistani and Indian ships taking part.

Pakistan (PNS-SHAMSHEER-F22-P) will be participating in the International Fleet Review in China and this will practically be the first time that Pakistan and India will be participating in such an exercise together.

Old timers recall that till 1965 India and Pakistan regularly participated in joint naval exercises in Tinincomali in India, after the war such joint naval exercise came to a stop. Pakistan and India do come together every two years in Malaysia when international exercises are held.

It is but understood that both sides try to gather intelligence about the other. When Pakistani ships are passing through ports of friendly countries, then joint naval exercise under Passex do take place but never in Indian ports.

INS Shivalik, an indigenously built Indian stealth frigate, will take part in the International Fleet Review being organised by the People’s Liberation Army Navy at the Qingdao port on April 23-24, and exercises will also take place.

The visit of Shivalik to the Chinese port highlights the friendly exchanges and bilateral defence cooperation between the two countries.

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