Karachi: The Command and Staff Conference of Pakistan Navy was held at Jinnah Naval Base (JNB0 Ormara on 20 & 21 November 2013. The Conference, chaired by Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila was aimed to review operational readiness, developmental plans and infrastructure upgradation of Pakistan Navy.
The forum took exclusive stock of the PN setup in coastal areas in general and operationalization of JNB in particular.
Chief of the Naval Staff was given detailed briefing on various developmental projects of the base which will help achieve early commencement of sustained fleet operations. Besides, PN measures aimed to socio-economic uplift of Baloch populace along the Makran Coastal belt were also presented.
The house reviewed progress on establishment of Cadet College Ormara and was apprised of the planned developments to make it a premier training institution on the Makran Coast.
Chief of the Naval Staff expressed his satisfaction over steps being taken for operationalization of JNB and underlined its significance as future home port of PN fleet. He also admired the efforts of PN Commands in rendering assistance to the earthquake victims of Awaran and Dasht and urged upon all to insure that utmost efforts be made by PN for well being of Baloch population along coastal belt.