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Russian Army contingent arrives Pakistan to participate in joint exercise

RAWALPINDI: Russian Army Contingent on Monday arrived in Pakistan to participate in Pak-Russia Joint Training Exercise ‘Druzhba-III’, said DG ISPR on Monday.

In a tweet message, DG ISPR, Major General Asif Ghafoor stated that, this is 3rd exercise as part of Pak-Russia bilateral training cooperation, adding that the 1st Exercise was held in Pakistan during 2016 while 2nd in Russia in 2017.

Joint military exercise will continue till November 04.

On October 16, Pakistan Navy’s major maritime exercise Seaspark-18 began in Karachi.

The exercise spanning over two months being conducted in Arabian Sea all along Pakistan Coast from Jiwani to Sir Creek.

The purpose of this exercise is to assess war preparedness and validate operational plans of Pakistan Navy taking cognizance of emerging regional and global challenges.

The exercise Seaspark-18 will provide impetus to Pakistan’s resolve of maintaining peace, security and stability in the region, officials said.

Pakistan Army, Pakistan Air Force and representatives of the Ministry of Defense, Foreign Affairs, Interior and Finance are also participating in the exercise.

Pakistan Navy will conduct a multi-national naval exercise ‘Amn’ early next year in Karachi.

This exercise is conducted every year since 2007 and is participated by forces of various countries from around the world.

Amn-2019 will also be participated by the forces of different countries under the slogan given by Pakistan Navy ‘United for Peace’.

The exercise ‘Amn’ plays an important role in devising strategy for international maritime security and to promote unified stance for it.



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