Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has ordered administration and police to take necessary measures for cleaning and beautification of the city and proper security arrangements for international naval exercise ‘Aman-19’.
CM Murad Shah chaired a high-level meeting to review arrangements of Aman-19 naval exercise, which is scheduled in February 8 to 12.
The meeting was also attended by Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar, Vice Admiral Asif Khaliq, Principal Secretary to CM Sajid Jamal Abro, Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shahlwani, Additional IG Karachi Dr Ameer Shaikh, the provincial secretary, the officials from police, representatives from Pakistan Navy and Sindh Rangers.
Vice Admiral Asif Khaliq informed the chief minister that Pakistan Navy had been holding multinational maritime exercise Aman biennially since 2007 after every two years since 2007.
Following this it is the 6th exercise of Aman series which is to be held this year.
CM informed that main purpose to hold such exercise is to bring people and nations around the world and enhance cooperation and this time it would also improve the image of the country.
It should be noted that Aman-19 is a huge event and almost 40 countries from around the globe will participate with ships, aircrafts and sports competitions.
International maritime conference will also be held at a local hotel in Karachi.