Corp Commander Lahore monitors military exercise near Jhelum: ISPR | Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Corp commander Lahore Lieutenant General Amir Riaz on Thursday monitored military exercise held at Tilla Jogian near Jehlum, informed ISPR.

Lt General Riaz directed troops to further enhance their operational exercises.

The exercises are repeated in every winter under collective training.

Earlier, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Mushaf airbase and witnessed the ongoing multinational exercise at the recently established Air Power Centre of Excellence (ACE).

The exercise, ACES meet 2017, had the participation of the Royal Saudi Air Force and the Turkish Air Force, with observers from eight other countries. The two-week long exercise started on October 16, said a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

The army chief was briefed on the ACE facility and the scope of the exercise, which is aimed at mutual cooperation between air forces and to consolidate upon modern concepts in the domain of counter-terrorism, added ISPR.

Addressing the occasion, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman said that the existing global security scenario coupled with changing dynamics of warfare calls for an enhanced partnership among nations and their armed forces

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