The Keel Laying Ceremony of first indigenously designed Gun Boat for Pakistan Navy was held at Karachi Shipyard today.

Commander Pakistan Fleet Vice Admiral Ovais Ahmed Bilgrami, while speaking on the occasion, said it is a matter of great pride to witness development of the first indigenously designed Gun Boat for Pakistan Navy.

He said Pakistan Navy is aware of the evolving Geo-strategic situation in the region and will continue to enhance naval potential to counter any misadventure and nefarious designs.

The indigenously designed Gun Boat is equipped with state of the art weapons and sensors.

The Commander Pakistan Fleet also appreciated Ministry of Defence Production, Pakistan Navy and Karachi Shipyard for designing the Boat and reaffirmed Pakistan Navy’s resolve in mastering ship building in the country.