Karachi, 01 Jun 23: Pakistan Navy Ship SAIF while carrying out routine patrolling
in the Arabian Sea, expeditiously responded to a distress call by a stranded Fishing
Vessel AL ZUBAIR thereby saving valuable lives of 6 fishermen.
The fishing vessel had suffered engine failure and subsequent flooding due to rough
sea conditions. PNS SAIF swiftly responded to the distress call at night and safely
recovered 6 stranded fishermen. Medical assistance was provided onboard and the
fishermen were subsequently shifted to Gwadar. Fishermen community has lauded the
efforts of Pakistan Navy in saving precious lives at sea.
Pakistan Navy, besides ensuring combat readiness at all times, remains vigilant to
contribute in ensuring Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) through sustained presence and
monitoring of activities within the Maritime Zones of Pakistan.