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PAKISTAN Russia DRUZHBA-V 2020 Joint Friendship Drills Successfully Concludes At NCTC Kharian:

The concluding ceremony of PAKISTAN Russian Joint Friendship Drills DRUZHBA 2020 takes place at at the National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC) Kharian, the Head of PAKISTAN ARMY Media Wing Inter-Services Public Relation (ISPR) DG ISPR Major General Babar Iftikhar said in an official statement on the Official Twitter Handler.

PAKISTAN Russia Friendship Drills DRUZHBA 2020 Kicks Off At Tarbela

According to the details released by the ISPR, the fifth edition of the PAKISTAN Russia DRUZHBA 2020 Joint Friendship Drills successfully concludes at NCTC Kharian.

Russian Ambassador to PAKISTAN, H.E Mr. Danila Ganich and Inspector General Training and Evaluation (IGT&E) Lieutenant General Sher Afghan witnessed the closing ceremony of DRUZHBA 2020 Joint Friendship Drills.

The 5th Edition of the PAKISTAN Russian Joint Friendship Exercise DRUZHBA-V 2020 conducted in PAKISTAN at two locations, including the National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC) Pabbi and Tarbela.

During the 2 weeks long Joint Friendship Drills, the Special Forces operators from the ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN and the Russian Federation shared valuable experience in the domain of Hybrid 5th Generation Warfare and Counter Terrorism by displaying the highest standards of their professional expertise and training.

The Special Forces Operators from the ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN and the Russian Federation demonstrated their skills in a wide range of Special joint Drills including the Airborne Training, Hostage Rescue Missions and Counter Terrorism operations.

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Russian Special Forces Operators Spetsnaz During Opening Ceremony of DRUZHBA-V 2020

More than 70 Special Forces Operators from the Russian Federation participated in the Joint Military Drills in PAKISTAN that lasted for almost 2 weeks. From PAKISTANI side, an equal number of Special Forces Operators also participated in the DRUZHBA-V 2020 Exercise.

It is pertinent to mention that the PAK-Russian Joint Military Exercises named as DRUZHBA Exercise, means Friendship Exercise, are held every year. The joint Friendship Exercise started back in 2016 when the Operators of Russian Special Force lands in PAKISTAN for the very first time after the end of the cold war era.

PAKISTAN ARMY has also sent its contingent to the opening ceremony of multinational military exercises named as the ‘Kavkaz 2020’ that held in Russian City of Astrakhan.

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Special Forces Operators of ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN And Neutralizes Terrorists During DRUZHBA-V 2020 Exercise

Moreover, the Special forces of ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN and the Russian Federation have also participated in the Multinational Exercise named as the ‘Tsentr 2019’, which was held in Russia last year. Apart from the Special Forces Operators of the ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN and the Russian Federation, the Special Forces of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan also participated in the exercise.

The recent successfully edition of the DRUZHBA-V 2020 International Exercise will further help to augment and synergize bilateral military to military cooperation between all the branches of Military Forces, including ARMY, NAVY and AIR FORCE, between the both Friendly Countries.

It is pertinent to mention that the Sixth Edition of the DRUZHBA-V 2020 International Exercise would held in Russia in 2021.

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