CTF 150 met with Acting Chairman Yemen Coast Guard

Combined Maritime Forces (CMF)

During a recent visit to Yemen, Commodore Asif Khaliq, Pakistan Navy, who is currently the Commander of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150, met Brigadier General Fouad S Basuleman, Acting Chairman Yemen Coast Guard at the Coast Guard Headquarters.

Dr Diyar Khan, Ambassador of Pakistan, Colonel Amen A.S. Alansei, Director Yemen Military Cooperation and several senior officers from the Yemeni Coast Guard were also present at the meeting.  Upon arrival Brigadier General Basuleman warmly welcomed Commodore Khaliq and congratulated him for being in command of CTF 150.

Colonel Shujaa A. Almahdi, Director Coast Guard Yemen, gave a detailed presentation highlighting the importance of the Gulf of Aden, maritime threats, illegal immigration, and weapon/drug smuggling.  He also briefed the Yemen Coast Guard security plan and mechanism for sharing information.

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