Lahore, Pakistan: The opening ceremony of the 53rd World Military Shooting Championship (Shotgun) 2021 was held at Lahore under the auspices of Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM), commonly known as the International Military Sports Council.
Corps Commander Lahore, Lieutenant General Muhammad Abdul Aziz was the chief guest on the occasion. CISM international shooting championship is being organized at Lahore Garrison Shooting Gallery of Pakistan Army. More than 50 participants including 41 international shooters from Russia, France, Sri Lanka, Palestine, Kenya are participating in the event with motto FRIENDSHIP THROUGH SPORTS Officials from Guinea, Iran and Nepal are also present. Representatives of CISM, large number of dignitaries, diplomats and spectators witnessed the colourful and impressive opening ceremony.
This is the second time that Pakistan is holding this international Military Championship. The contest will continue till 9 October 2021 at Lahore Garrison Shooting Gallery featuring various shot gun shooting events including trap and skeet shooting for both men and women.