RAWALPINDI: Two week long Pak – China Joint Military exercise commenced here today near Rawalpindi, ARY News has learnt.
Flags of both countries were hoisted and national anthem played to mark the opening of joint military exercise in a ceremony held on Sunday.
Major General Hamayun Aziz, Pakistan Army and senior colonel Liu Agiou, People Liberation Army China, represented their respective counties in the opening ceremony.
The joint exercise is aimed at sharing mutual experience and information in medical field through a comprehensive training programme in near real time environment. The exercise is particularly designed within the scope of disaster relief operations caused due to massive floods and terrorist attacks on relief camps.
The exercise will also provide an opportunity to exchange latest technological advancement in medical field to improve medical operations during peace and war.
The joint military exercise 'Peace Angel 2014' will certainly pave the way for further cementing the existing bilateral relations between armies of the two countries.