Yemeni Naval Commander visits NHQ

Islamabad: Staff Brigadier General Abdullah Saleem Ali Abdullah, Commander Yemen Naval Forces and Coastal Defence accompanied by his personal staff, is on an official visit to Pakistan.

Upon arrival at Naval Headquarters, the Yemeni Naval Commander was received by Chief of the Naval Staff. A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Navy clad in ceremonial dress, presented him the Guard of Honour. The visiting dignitary was then introduced to Principal Staff Officers (PSOs) at Naval Headquarters.

Later, brigadier General Abdullah Saleem Ali Abdullah, called on Chief of the Naval Staff in his office, where he held detailed discussion on professional matters with his counterpart. A comprehensive brief on PN Role in Regional Maritime Security Situation and Operational developments was also given to the visiting dignitary.

The visiting dignitary is on a second leg of his tour and had earlier visited PN units and installations at Karachi. The Brigadier General also called on Secretary Defence and President National Defence University.

Brigadier General Abdullah Saleem Ali Abdullah joined the Yemen Navy in 1982. Besides commanding the Yemen Naval & Coastal Defence the commander has had the privilege to hold a number of command and staff appointments including Chief of Training Office HQ of Navy & Coastal Defence, Chief of Navigation Missile Boats Brigade, chief of Navigation Dept and Director of Naval Technical School of Yemen Navy.

Brigadier General Abdullah Saleem Ali Abdullah, is a graduate of High Naval Academy Baku – Former USSR.