With Pakistan, Russia and Iranian Militaries, international Army games kick off in China
BEIJING - The International Army Games 2018 started today in Korla, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region of China.
Military units from 10 countries including China, Pakistan, Russia and Iran are competing.
A contingent of Pakistan armed forces is participating in one contest namely ‘clear sky’ to be hosted by China as part of international army games.
Another contest, Seaborne Assault, hosted by the Chinese Navy for the first time will take place at Quanzhou, Fujian province.
Pakistani Lieutenant Colonel Kamran Zaheer speaking at the opening ceremony said that these army games will help exchange military development with armies of Pakistan and China.
At the contests , all participants except the Russian "Suvorov Attack" team will use Chinese equipment and weapons.
Army games would offer a good platform for global military exchanges and a bridge for friendship and cooperation.