World Maritime Day is being observed today, 26th September.The theme of this World Maritime Day is “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community.” Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi said that Pakistan Navy has a commitment to developing maritime sector.
The maritime sector has potential to become keystone of Pakistan’s economy. All developed nations have economies largely contributed to their maritime sectors. He said empowerment of women in different maritime sectors is key goal of Pakistan Navy. When CPEC will be completed it will immensely increase maritime activities in Pakistan. He pointed out that Islamic Republic of Pakistan is blessed with 290,000 square kilometers square area.