Pakistani, Indian and Russian Militaries hold joint military drills under SCO platform
RAWALPINDI – Opening ceremony of the exercise, Peace Mission-2021, under the ambit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)platform held at Donguz training area, Orenburg Region, Russia.
Colonel General Alexander Pavlovich Lapin Commander of Central Military District Russian Armed Forces was the chief guest at the opening ceremony, said ISPR in a statement.
Troops from all SCO member states – Pakistan, Russia, India, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan – are participating in the exercise under extremely challenging field environment. Belarus is taking part in the exercise as an observer.
Tri Services contingent of Pakistan Army is participating in the exercise.
The exercise is focused on anti-terrorist operations and best practices in Counter terrorism domain.