The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (reporting name: PMSA) is a branch of the Pakistan Navy. It is a Navy-managed and Navy-controlled law enforcement agency whose mission is to provide protection to the Pakistan's maritime interests and enforcement of maritime law with jurisdiction over the domestic and international waters of Pakistan including the exclusive economic zone.

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  • The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (reporting name: PMSA) is a branch of the Pakistan Navy. It is a Navy-managed and Navy-controlled law enforcement agency whose mission is to provide protection to the Pakistan's maritime interests and enforcement of maritime law with jurisdiction over the domestic and international waters of Pakistan including the exclusive economic zone. Created on 1 January 1987 in compliance to the UN Convention on Law of the Sea of 1982, the PMSA functions as a federal regulatory agency under the Ministry of Defence (MoD) whose command level leadership and personnel comes directly from the Pakistan Navy. Apart from enforcing maritime law, the PMSA conduct to assists in military operations against human trafficking, smuggling, and deep sea search and rescue. The leadership of the agency comes from the external billets appointment approved by the Pakistan Navy and its executive officer is designated as the Director-General who usually at the two-star rank admiral– the Rear-Admiral in the Navy. The current director of the agency is Rear-Admiral Muhammad Shuaib who took the directorship of the agency in 2020. Since 2014, the mission objectives and area of responsibility of the PMSA expanded substantially with Chinese Navy transferring the coast guard vessels to provide maritime protection to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. (en)
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  • 22 vessels
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  • "To assert and enforce national jurisdiction and sovereignty in all Maritime zones and to protect Pakistan's Maritime interests."
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  • Defense operations,maritime law enforcement, andsearch and rescue
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  • Emblem of the Pakistan Navy (en)
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  • Blue, Red and White (en)
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  • Adm. Z. Mahmood Abbasi (en)
  • R-Adm. Muhammad Shuaib (en)
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  • "To assert and enforce national jurisdiction and sovereignty in all Maritime zones and to protect Pakistan's Maritime interests." (en)
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  • MSA (en)
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  • Defense operations, maritime law enforcement, and search and rescue (en)
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  • Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (en)
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  • To assert and enforce national jurisdiction and sovereignty in the maritime zones in order to regulate and protect maritime interests of Pakistan (en)
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  • The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (reporting name: PMSA) is a branch of the Pakistan Navy. It is a Navy-managed and Navy-controlled law enforcement agency whose mission is to provide protection to the Pakistan's maritime interests and enforcement of maritime law with jurisdiction over the domestic and international waters of Pakistan including the exclusive economic zone. (en)
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