Two Big Shipyards to be Constructed in Pakistan
Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Afzal Tahir says there is a plan to construct two big shipyards - one each at Gwadar on Balochistan coast and other at Korangi Creek in Karachi.
Speaking at keel laying of first small-cum-utility ship at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works KSEW, he these shipyards would be "fairly big ones. A great deal of work is going on in this regard."
Admiral Tahir said it would be his desire to try and reactivate KSEW. Naval Chief, who is also Chairman, KSEW Board of Directors said he is doing whatever he could in this connection.
"We also have the support of government and its functionaries for such a programme," he stated.