Pakistan claims HRA success

Pakistan Navy says it remains committed to keep the high seas free from piracy.

Navy Helps Pakistan Liberate From Piracy High Risk Area (sic)

Salahuddin Haider

Karachi—Pakistan Navy has succeeded in liberating the country from piracy high risk area, thus securing freedom and liberty for its commercial liners from the persistent sea piracy, which have often held country’s merchant ships and its crew hostage.

This has been done through the international contact group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS), which has declared Pakistan economic exclusive zone ( EEZ) from 200 to 350 nautical miles, allowing us greater liberty and freedom to operate our trade lanes with the outside world. This will be effective from dec 1, 2015, Pakistan navy sources here said.

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