Army Chief General Syed Asim Munir has said Pakistan Army upholds rich soldierly attributes of character, courage and competence which have amply been displayed by our men in the face of fight against terrorism.

He said this while addressing the closing ceremony of the Seventh Pakistan Army Team Spirit Exercise-2024 at Kharian today.

General Syed Asim Munir reiterated mutual learning during such exercises and highlighted that Pakistan Army Team Spirit is the right forum, which appropriately combines professional military skills and tactical acumen of all participating soldiers fostering much needed team spirit in the face of evolving character of war.

The sixty hours rigorous “Patrolling Exercise” aimed at enhancing combat skills through sharing of innovative ideas and experiences by the participants of the forum.

Seven teams from Pakistan Army and fifteen teams from friendly countries including Bahrain, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Maldives, Morocco, Qatar, the United States, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Turkiye participated in the exercise.

Azerbaijan, China, Germany, Indonesia, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Myanmar witnessed the exercise as observers.

The Army Chief appreciated the participating teams for their professionalism, physical and mental endurance as well as high morale displayed during various stages of the exercise.

He also gave away individual and team awards to the participants of the exercise.

International observers and Defence Attachés of participating countries also attended the ceremony and appreciated its professional conduct.

Earlier on arrival, the Army Chief was received by the Commander Mangla Corps.