A ship of the US Navy, USS Pearl Harbor, visited Karachi Port and conducted various drills with the Pakistan Navy, stated a press release issued by the services’ public relations department on Saturday.

According to the communique, the ship was received by officials of the US Embassy and Pakistan Navy upon its arrival at the port.

“The visit of US ship included harbour and sea phases,” the press release added. “In harbour phase, table-top discussions on professional matters and bilateral interactions were held. Whereas sea phase included various seamanship and warfare drills.”

The statement further added that USS Pearl Harbor’s visit to Karachi and the subsequent joint naval drills were a testimony of the Pakistan Navy’s resolve to work towards regional peace and further strengthen mutual collaboration between the two navies.