Pakistan warship reaches French island

Islamabad: Pakistan Navy (PN) warship, PNS ASLAT, has reached the French island of La Reunion to participate in a drill, the media reported on Monday. According to a PN statement on Sunday, the governor of La Reunion, while meeting the PN officers, said that France and Pakistan enjoyed very friendly and cordial relations, Dawn online reported.  The visit by the PN warship would further strengthen the bilateral bonds, he added. The PN officers on board the ship will hold discussions with high-ranking officials of the French Navy, civilian authorities and political leaders on topics of mutual interest. The ship would carry out exercise with the French Navy at the end of the three-day visit.