Pakistan News Service

Thursday Apr 26, 2018, Shaban 10, 1439 Hijri
Logo Logo
Pakistan News Home -> Tribune Corner -> News Details

Rear Admiral Kaleem Shaukat assumed the office of Commander Pakistan Fleet

02 March, 2017

  Related News  
Nawaz called for intensified collaboration of ECO to turn region into a citadel of peace
Sartaj Aziz became chairman of ECO council of ministers
  More on this View All

KARACHI: Rear Admiral Kaleem Shaukat assumed the office of Commander Pakistan Fleet, on Wednesday and on command's assumption, he is now the Operational Commander of PN Fleet including ships, fast attack craft (missile), Submarines and Aviation units.

Shaukat upon completion of initial training at Britannia Royal Navy College Dartmouth got commission in June 1982. He has a distinguished career with wide ranging command and staff experience. His command appointments include Commanding Officer of Type-21 ship, Commander 25th Destroyer Squadron, Commander Combined Task Force 151 and Commander Central Punjab/ Commandant PN War College.

His important staff appointments include Director Naval Warfare & Operational Plans, Principal Secretary to Chief of the Naval Staff and Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff (Operations) at NHQ. Before assuming the appointment of Commander Pakistan Fleet, he was serving as Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff (Projects) at NHQ Islamabad. The Admiral has also served as Defence Attaché of Pakistan in Qatar.

Rear Admiral Kaleem is a graduate of National Defence University, Islamabad and Armed Forces College, Turkey. For his meritorious services the Admiral has been decorated with Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military).

The change of command ceremony was held at Pakistan Navy Dockyard where Vice Admiral Syed Arifullah Hussaini handed over the command to the newly appointed commander. Rear Admiral Kaleem Shaukat was presented the guard of honor and introduced to the Type Commanders and Commanding Officers of the units under Command.

 What do you think about the story ? Leave your comments!

Heading (Optional)
Your Comments: *

Your Name:*
E-mail (Optional):
City (Optional):
Country (Optional):
Field marked(*) are mandatory.
Note. The PakTribune will publish as many comments as possible but cannot guarantee publication of all. PakTribune keeps its rights reserved to edit the comments for reasons of clarity, brevity and morality. The external links like http:// https:// etc... are not allowed for the time being to be posted inside comments to discourage spammers.

  Speak Out View All
Military Courts
Imran - Qadri long march
Candid Corner
Exclusive by
Lt. Col. Riaz Jafri (Retd)
Pakistan itself a victim of state-sponsored terrorism: Qamar Bajwa
Should You Try Napping During the Workday?
Suggested Sites