360° Coverage : Pakistani warship in Djibouti on anti-piracy mission

1 Updates
Pakistani warship in Djibouti on anti-piracy mission
Photo Credit: TORU YAMANAKA, Getty Images

Pakistani warship in Djibouti on anti-piracy mission

Jun 12 2013, 6:18am CDT | by

Djibouti, June 12 (IANS) A Pakistani warship, carrying a crew of 300 sailors and 40 marines, has docked at the Djibouti Port for a three-day stop-over to boost the fight against maritime piracy, reported Xinhua Wednesday.

Djibouti, June 12 — A Pakistani warship, carrying a crew of 300 sailors and 40 marines, has docked at the Djibouti Port for a three-day stop-over to boost the fight against maritime piracy, reported...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

Pakistani warship in Djibouti on anti-piracy mission

Jun 12 2013, 6:18am CDT | by

Djibouti, June 12 (IANS) A Pakistani warship, carrying a crew of 300 sailors and 40 marines, has docked at the Djibouti Port for a three-day stop-over to boost the fight against maritime piracy, reported Xinhua Wednesday.

Djibouti, June 12 — A Pakistani warship, carrying a crew of 300 sailors and 40 marines, has docked at the Djibouti Port for a three-day stop-over to boost the fight against maritime piracy, reported Xinhua Wednesday.

Djibouti's Defence Minister and several other senior officers of the armed forces on Tuesday paid a visit to the Pakistani warship Tippu Sultan, which arrived Monday.

On Tuesday night, the Pakistani marines offered a dinner party to several members of the diplomatic corps in Djibouti and other guests on board their warship.

Situated at the junction between the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean, Djibouti hosts the headquarters of the European operation for fighting against maritime piracy in the region.

IANS

Source: IANS

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Air-dropped Iraqi leaflets warn of attack on Mosul city
Mosul (Iraq), Oct 2 (IANS/EFE) Warning of an impending attack, Iraqi military aircraft Thursday dropped thousands of leaflets on the northern city of Mosul urging residents to avoid strongholds and barracks of the Islamic State (IS) jihadi group, local officials said.
 
 
Pro-Russian militia attacked Donetsk airport: Ukraine
Kiev, Oct 2 (IANS/EFE) Pro-Russian separatists stormed the international airport in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk after shelling it with artillery and mortar fire, Ukrainian authorities said.
 
 
IS seizes large part of town in Iraq
Baghdad, Oct 2 (IANS) Members of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organisation took control of most of the town of Heet in the Iraqi province of Anbar Thursday, a provincial security source said.
 
 
US teen kidnapped by mother 12 years ago returns home
San Antonio (Texas) Oct 2 (IANS/EFE) An American girl, who was kidnapped by her mother at the age of four and taken to Mexico 12 years ago, has been found and returned to the US, authorities have announced.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

UN chief slams terror attacks in Syria
United Nations, Oct 2 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the twin bomb attacks near a school in Syria that killed 31 people. Several children were among those killed in the Wednesday attack in the...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
C.J. Spillman Being Investigated for Sexual Assault
Dallas Cowboys safety C.J. Spillman is being investigated for sexual assault.According to ESPN Dallas' Calvin Watkins and Todd Archer, the alleged incident took place at the Gaylord Hotel on Sept. 20, a day before the...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Zach Braff defends Kickstarter project
Zach Braff has hit back at criticism of his Kiskstarter project. The multimillionaire actor and filmmaker - who is best known for playing the character of Dr. John Dorian on US sitcom 'Scrubs' - felt his the response to...
Read more on Movie Balla
 
Modi visit very successful: US think tank
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's US visit was "very successful" on many counts as he reached out to various interest groups in the US in unprecedented ways, according to a leading US think tank...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
IOC 'satisfied' with Rio 2016 preparations
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 2 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it was 'satisfied' with the state of preparations for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. IOC representatives completed a three-day visit of Rio...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Asian Games: Indian women paddlers Manika, Ankita ousted
Incheon, Oct 2 (IANS) Indian women paddlers Manika Batra and Ankita Das lost their respective matches and were knocked out of the women's singles table tennis event of the 17th Asian Games here Thursday. Manika was...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
With Modi momentum, US seeks enhanced energy collaboration
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) With Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi "providing a new momentum", the US has suggested four areas where India and the US can enhance collaboration in energy and sustainable development. "We...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Indian women's kabaddi team in final
Incheon, Oct 2 (IANS) Defending champion India stayed on course for their second consecutive Asian Games gold medal in women's kabaddi as they marched into the final, beating Thailand 41-28 in the semi-final at the...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Obama very pleased with Modi visit
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) President Barack Obama was "very pleased" with and "enjoyed" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit as it reflected the depth of the strong relationship between the US and India, according to the...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Leonardo DiCaprio won't have a joint birthday party with Kate Winslet
Leonardo DiCaprio refuses to have a joint 40th birthday party with Kate Winslet. The 'Divergent' star - who will celebrate the milestone in October 2015 - has been close friends with the actor for almost 20 years and he...
Read more on Celebrity Balla