KARACHI: President Mamnoon Hussain attended a passing out parade ceremony on Saturday at the Marine Academy.

During the ceremony he handed out awards for excellence to cadets.

Speaking at the ceremony, the president said that the purpose of establishing the Marine Academy was to protect the sea limits. “Countries in Central Asia are interested in benefiting from the CPEC. One can hope to get much more success in the future,” he said.

He added that the nation was proud of sacrifices made by the armed forces against terrorism.