August 03 , 2017
Chief of Naval Staff inaugurates Cadet College Ormara
Admiral Zakaullah expresses hope the college will play an important role in the nation building
ORMARA: Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah inauguration of newly constructed academic block of Cadet College Ormara (CCO) was held on Thursday at Ormara, Balochistan.
Admiral Zaka interacted with the project team and congratulated for timely completion of the project. He appreciated their spirit and expressed hope that the college will play an important role in the nation building.
He said that “the role of teachers is most significant in educational institutions”. He further added that “the teachers of the college should also focus on character building of cadets along with educational and training activities”.
The foundation of Cadet College Ormara was laid in June 2012 and it started functioning in a temporarily arranged building in 2013. Its aim is to bring the young generation of Balochistan in the socio-economic stream of the country at par with other provinces through quality education and training, and facilitate them to come forward to serve the nation.
Since its inception, five batches of cadets have enrolled in the college. In addition to the academic block, the new building of CCO will comprise cadet hostels, shooting range, science and computer labs, auditorium, play grounds, library and a mosque.
The naval chief also attended the ceremony of the new runway at Naval Air Station (Ormara) and unveiled the plaque. Commander Coast Rear Admiral Abdul Aleem highlighted the significance of the new runway for Naval Air operations in Balochistan and said that “the construction of new runway at Ormara is yet another manifestation of Pakistan Navy’s aim of westward expansion”.