Pakistan among SCO member states partake Peace Mission drill in Russia

RAWALPINDI (PEN) – Pakistan Army’s Tri Services contingent among troops from all Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member states are participating in the exercise Peace Mission held in Russia under extremely challenging field environment.

The opening ceremony of the exercise Peace Mission under the ambit of SCO platform was held at Donguz training area, Orenburg Region, Russia, said an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) media release received here.

Commander of Central Military District Russian Armed Forces Colonel General Alexander Pavlovich Lapin was the chief guest at the opening ceremony whereas Belarus was taking part in the exercise as an observer.

The exercise was focused on Anti Terrorist operations and best practices in Counter terrorism domain.

Trilateral Exercise Three Brothers 2021 culminates at Baku

According to the ISPR, the Trilateral Exercise Three Brothers 2021 participated by the Special forces of Pakistan, Turkey and Azerbaijan has culminated at Baku, Azerbaijan.

The two-week long exercise was focused on the capability to counter regional terrorism threats in a hybrid scenario, fostering combined force interoperability, joint force integration and enhance capabilities in amphibious operations.

The chief guest of final exercise was Azerbaijan Minister of Defence Zakir Hasanov, where Services Chief of Azerbaijan, Commander of Special Forces Azerbaijan, General Hikmat Mirzayev along with observers from Kazakhstan and Major General Mumtaz Hussain from Pakistan also attended the exercise.

The august gathering witnessed final phase of joint training that included live fire of different weapons including Kamikaze drone,

helicopters and small arms. In addition sea assault, fast rope and close interdiction by Azerbaijani Air Force and Air Defence was also part of the joint exercise.