Pakistan, China forces start anti-terror exercise

RAWALPINDI: An impressive opening ceremony of two week long joint training exercise YOUYI 5 between Special forces of China and Pakistan was held Tuesday at Qingtongxia, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China.

According to ISPR, the ceremony was attended by senior military officers of special forces of Pakistan and People Liberation Army (PLA). National anthems of both the countries were played on the occasion.

“The joint exercise as part of Year of Friendship 2015 will focus on anti terrorist operations, hostage and rescue, cordon and search operations,” ISPR said.

“The joint exercise will enhance and further strengthen already deep military ties between Pakistan and China.”

ISPR said “the YOUYI 5 is being carried out in extreme weather conditions of northern China to impart and share Pakistan army’s experiences in war against terrorism.”




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