KARACHI: The 10-day bilateral exercise “SHAHEEN AL JAZEERA-2019” between Pak Navy’s Special Service Group and Royal Bahrain Defence Force’s Special Operation Force have concluded in Karachi.
According to the spokesman of Pakistan Navy, “Shaheen Al Jazeera” exercise is conducted annually between the Pakistan Navy and Royal Bahrain Defence Force.
The aim of the exercise is to strengthen military relationships, improve
coordination, intelligence sharing and exchange of professional expertise in SOF domains.
Personnel from both forces mutually benefitted from the exercise which included Maritime Interdiction Operations, SEAL Teams Insertion Techniques, and Frogman Operations.
SHAHEEN AL JAZEERA-2019 concluded with a remarkable coordinated Visit Board Search and Seizure operations, involving Pakistan Navy Ships, Sea-king helicopters, Special Forces’ Boats, and combined SOF teams.
The closing event was conducted in the Arabian Sea, off Karachi. It was
witnessed by Commander Naval Special Force of Bahrain onboard Pakistan Navy Ship. The special guest appreciated the professional conduct of the exercise.
Navy Commander Coast, Rear Admiral Faisal Rasul Lodhi lauded the
exercises. He stated that the 21st century has revolutionized the world and it has become imperative to equipped with modern technology.
The exercise is a reflection of strong bilateral military cooperation
between the Pakistan Navy and Royal Bahrain Defence Force.