Pakistan hands over command of multinational maritime security force to Australia

Posted In: News Date:Dec 7th, 2017

Pakistan has handed over command of the multi-national naval maritime security and counter-terrorism coalition named Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150) to Australia. 

Rear Admiral Naveed Ahmed Rizvi gave the reins of CTF-150   to Commodore Malcolm KM Wise OAM of the Royal Australian Navy in a change of command ceremony held at the Headquarters Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) in Bahrain on Thursday, according to a statement issued by Pakistan Navy.

While speaking on the occasion, Rear Admiral Rizvi, the outgoing Commander CTF-150, highlighted the threat of terrorism transcends national boundaries which requires combined response from all stakeholders.