Bahawalpur, Feb.26(ANI): Pakistan Army has concluded large-scale exercises in the Cholistan desert, with Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, attending the concluding phase of the maneuvers.
The exercise involved large-scale integrated maneuvers of infantry, mechanised, armoured, army aviation and Pakistan Air Force (PAF) assets.
Large scale defensive and offensive maneuvers were practiced by the participating troops,reports Dawn.
General Raheel Sharif said the exercises indicated that the ‘Pakistan Army is the best army in the world’.
We have to remain ready for the full spectrum of threats,” said the army chief on the occasion, while commending the morale and battle readiness of the troops.
The large-scale maneuvers were being conducted by the XXX Corps (Gujranwala) and XXXI Corps (Bahawalpur), are tasked with waging war in the deserts of Cholistan and the plains of Punjab, and holding the vital area which connects Pakistan’s Punjab and parts of Kashmir.(ANI)