Rawalpindi: Lieutenant General Waheed Arshad, Chief of General Staff performed the opening ceremony of Pakistan – Turkey Joint Training Exercise ATTATURK-VII-2011 at Cherat today.
While addressing the participating troops, he said that Pakistan and Turkey are joined together with deep and abiding bonds of friendship and brotherhood which have withstood the test of times.
The special relationship between the two Armed Forces will be further strengthened by this Joint Exercise, he said. Urging the troops to excel in their field, he said that troops of both countries must benefit from each other’s combat experiences.
It may be noted that Special Forces of Pakistan and Turkey conduct joint training exercises each year, held alternately in Pakistan and Turkey. The exercise held in Pakistan is named as ATTATURK and that held in Turkey is called JINNAH.
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