Multi-National Special Forces Exercise “Eternal Brotherhood-II starts in Barotha
By News Desk
September 19, 2023 07:22 PM
Multi-National Special Forces Exercise “Eternal Brotherhood-II in which Pakistan and other four countries are participating has been started in Barotha.
According to the Pak Army's media wing, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the opening Ceremony of the Multi-National Special Forces Exercise “Eternal Brotherhood-II" was held at Barotha.
Special Forces contingents from Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Qatar, Turkiye and Uzbekistan are participating in two weeks two-week-long exercise.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir NI (M) visited Barotha Garrison and interacted with the exercising participants.
The Army Chief was briefed on the scope and conduct of the exercise by the General Officer Commanding the Special Service Group.
The exercise is aimed at further harnessing the historic military-to-military relations among the friendly countries, including nurturing of joint employment concept, while identifying areas of mutual interest for future military collaborations and benefitting from each other’s experience against terrorism.
Prior to visiting Brotha, the COAS also visited the Junior Leadership Academy (JLA) Shinkiari, which is the Center of Excellence for the training of Non-Commissioned Officers.
He laid a floral wreath at Yadgaar e Shuhada and addressed the participants of the Academy.
The COAS remarked that “Junior Leaders are the backbone of Pakistan Army and are key to success in Conventional and Unconventional Warfare.”
“Our standard of professionalism and leadership is par excellence compared to any modern army of the world. Junior leaders of the Pak Army have proven their mettle in the fields of training, operations and world-class competitions across the world”, COAS concluded.
On arrival at JLA and Barotha, COAS was received by Inspector General Training & Evaluation.