ISLAMABAD - Italian Naval Chief Admiral Luigi Binelli Mantelli called on his Pakistani counterpart Admiral Asif Sandila on Saturday. Upon arrival at Naval Headquarters the visiting dignitary was introduced to principal staff officers (PSOs).

Later, Mantelli, called on Sandila in his office, where he held detailed discussion on professional matters. A comprehensive brief on PN role in regional maritime security situation and operational developments was also given to the visiting dignitary.

Admiral Luigi Binelli Mantelli, joined the Italian Navy in 1969 and graduated in Maritime and Naval Services in 1973.  he held a number of command and staff appointments including Commands of Minesweeper, Corvette, Frigate and Aircraft Carrier ITS Giuseppe Garibaldi.