Karachi: Rear Admiral Abdul Aleem has taken over command as Commander Coast in an impressive change of command ceremony held at PNS IQBAL on Monday. Upon assumig his position, he is now Commander of all units and establishments of the Pakistan Navy along the Coastal belt and Creek areas. The Admiral would also head the Special Services Group (Navy) and Pak Marines.Rear Admiral Abdul Aleem was commissioned in the Operations Branch of the Pakistan Navy in 1984. The Admiral has a distinguished career with wide ranging Command and Staff experience. His Command appointments include Command of Multinational Counter Piracy Task Force 151, 25th Destroyer Squadron and guided missile destroyer.His important Staff appointments include Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Projects) at Naval Headquarters, Commandant PN War College and Flag Officer Sea Training. The Admiral is also a graduate of Pakistan Navy War College, US Naval War College and National Defence University Islamabad (NDU).