Naval chief visits Quaid’s Mausoleum
By Staff Reporter
KARACHI: Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi visited Karachi yesterday, his first trip after assuming charge of the Pakistan Navy. A Pakistan Navy spokesperson said the naval chief paid a visit to the Quaid’s Mausoleum. He offered fateha, laid a floral wreath and recorded his message in the visitor’s book, the spokesperson added. Admiral Abbasi was appointed as the 16th CNS on October 6, taking the command from Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah. Admiral Abbasi took commission in the Pakistan Navy’s operations branch in 1981. He received his initial education from Royal Naval College Dartmouth. For his 39-year extensive services to the navy, he has also been conferred the Hilal-e-Imtiaz (military).