RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Pakistan Army won the 7th National Airgun Shooting Championship, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
In a statement on Monday, the ISPR said that the Pakistan Army team clinched 6 golds out of total of 8 events while Pakistan Navy got 2 gold medals.
The IPSR said that overall the Pakistan Army got 6 gold medals, 2 silvers, and 1 Bronze Medal while Pakistan Navy secured 2 gold medals, 6 silver, and 7 Bronze medals.
Separately, the ISPR said that the 3rd International PACES (Physical Agility and Combat Efficiency System) Competition commenced in an impressive and colorful Opening Ceremony at Fortress Stadium Lahore.
The PACES is a real test of the physical strength and endurance of the participants. Being one of the toughest competitions for international and national army teams the event is regarded as a true reflection of the physical standards and endurance of the soldiers.
101 International players from Iraq, Jordan, Palestine, Sri Lanka, UAE, and Uzbekistan are participating in the competition whereas, observers from Egypt, Indonesia, Japan, and Myanmar are also part of the event.
The Ceremony was attended by a large number of spectators from all walks of life. Organizing a mega event like PACES competition with a large number of international players participating, signifies/reinforces Pakistan’s stance of being a sports-friendly, peace-loving, and hospitable nation.
Pakistan enjoys a respectable and trustworthy relationship with her friends and partners.
The Inspector General Training and Evaluation Lieutenant General Syed Muhammad Adnan was the Chief Guest on the occasion.