Islamabad, Pakistan: Opening Ceremony of Pakistan-Kazakhstan Joint Military Exercise “Dostarym III” held today at National Counter-Terrorism Center (NCTC), Pabbi, says a statement issued by the ISPR.
The exercise is aimed to develop and bolster coordination between the two armies in the counter-terrorism domain. Special Forces of both countries will take part in hostage rescue, compound clearance, heli rappelling and Close Quater Battle (CQB) drills & procedures. The exercise will focus on integrated synergy, interoperability, quick decision making and swift actions at tactical level . National anthems of both countries were played at the opening ceremony. Military officials of both countries were present on the occasion.
The Joint exercise is being held as part of biennial exercise mechanism between two armies . The first Joint exercise was held in 2017 in Pakistan and 2nd in 2019 in Khazakhstan.