General Nadeem Raza in Russia attends Closing Ceremony of SCO Exercise Peace Mission-2021

Monitoring Desk: General Nadeem Raza, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee visited Russia to witness Exercise Peace Mission-2021 in the ambit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). He also attended the Closing ceremony of the Peace Mission-2021.


Chairman JCSC also attended meetings of the Chiefs of General Staff of the Armed Forces of SCO member states where the forum discussed international and regional geopolitical environments with emphasis on the Afghanistan situation. Activities of transnational terrorist organizations in various regions of the world were also discussed. Chairman JCSC while addressing the forum stated that Pakistan will continue to work with SCO to advance the shared objectives of peace, progress, and stability in the region, and beyond.

Chairman JCSC also highlighted the unparalleled contributions of the Pakistan Armed Forces towards global peace and immense sacrifices in the war against terrorism. General Nadeem Raza said that peace in Afghanistan is a collective responsibility and the complete region will be its biggest beneficiary.

On the sidelines, Chairman JCSC also had bilateral engagements with General Valery V. Gerasimov, Chief of General Staff, Russian Federation, and General Li Zuocheng, Chief of Joint Staff, PLA China.

Chairman JCSC said that Pakistan attaches great importance to furthering bilateral defence cooperation with Russia and China and believes that these countries would develop a meaningful and long-term strategic relationships through enhanced cooperation.

It may be mentioned that the Closing ceremony of Exercise Peace Mission 2021 was held at Donguz training area, Orenburg Region, Russia. Colonel-General Alexander Lapin Commander of Central Military district Russia was the chief guest on this occasion. Troops from all SCO member states participated in the exercises and shared each other’s experiences.

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