Pak Army Team Spirit competition concludes near Jhelum
RAWALPINDI: The second Pak Army Team Spirit (PATS) competition concluded on Wednesday at the National Counter Terrorism Centre near Jhelum.
A total of ten foreign military teams including China, Indonesia, Jordon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mayanmar, Sri Lanka, Turkey , Thailand and UK, along with eight Pakistan Army teams enthusiastically participated in the toughest military competition.
The competition was held from April 1 to April 5. The teams of 1 Corps, 30 Corps and China won gold medal, whereas the Southern Command, 4 Corps,10 Corps, Sri Lanka, Turkey and UK clinched silver medal. The bronze medal was won by 5 Corps, 31 Corps, 2 Corps and Malaysia.
Corps Commander Gujwanwala Lieutenant General Ikram ul Haque, who was chief guest on the occasion, awarded prizes to the winning teams.
Gen. Haque congratulated the winners and applauded the professionalism, dedication and skill of the participating teams.
He said the participation of teams from friendly countries provided an opportunity to participants to learn from each other’s professional experience in counter terrorism. He thanked all foreign military teams for participating and showing confidence in Pakistan.
Lieutenant General Hidayat ur Rehman, Inspector General training and evaluation and Lieutenant General Azhar Saleh Abbasi, Corp Commander Mangla were also present on the occasion.