On Tuesday, 17 November 2015, the Vice Chairman of the Jordanian Armed Forces Joint Chiefs of Staff, Major General Ziad Hamdi Al Majali, accompanied by HNDGS Deputy Chief, Lieutenant General Georgios Paraschopoulos and the Director of HNDGS Strategy and Policy Branch, Rear Admiral (HN) Ioannis Pavlopoulos visited the NATO MARITIME INTERDICTION OPERATIONAL CENTER (NMIOTC) in Souda Naval Base, Crete and he was briefed on the task, the infrastructure and the capabilities of the NMIOTC, as well as he attended a number of ongoing training activities.