|Iran, Pakistan to hold joint naval drill||
TEHRAN – Iran and Pakistan will hold a joint naval exercise in the eastern waters of the Strait of Hormuz on April 8, the public relations department of the Iranian Navy announced on Saturday.
The announcement also said that the Pakistani fleet of naval vessels, comprised of a missile-launching warship, a supply ship, and an advanced submarine, which is scheduled to take part in the joint exercise, docked in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Saturday morning in order to promote military relations between the two countries.
The deputy commander of the Iranian Navy for operations, Rear Admiral Shahram Irani, also said on the same day that during the four-day stay of the Pakistani naval fleet in Iran, a number of meetings will be held between naval officials of the two countries.
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