Concerted efforts would ensure that Pakistan becomes a leading shipbuilding country in the region in line with its potential and ideal location.
‘This was stated by the Federal Minister for Defence production, Abdul Qayyum Khan Jatoi. He was speaking as chief guest at the `Steel-cutting ceremony’ of the fourth F22P Frigate at the Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KWSB). The Minister congratulated those associated with the KSEW for the achievement of this important milestone and appreciated the naval architects, engineers and workers involved to accomplish the prestigious work. He hoped that with speedy pace of construction work, this vessel will join Pakistan navy much earlier that the scheduled time. Jatoi deeply appreciated the technical and material assistance support from our time-tested, reliable friend China and sit shipbuilding especially the China State Shipbuilding Corporation and China Shipbuilding Trading Company for the construction of the fourth F22P Frigate at KWSB. He said that the KWSB is a key organization for supporting Pakistan Navy Fleet in building Navy ships and essential repair works.