Pakistan-Kazakhstan joint military exercise 'Dostarym III' begins

Pakistan-Kazakhstan joint military exercise 'Dostarym III' begins

Pabbi (Web Desk): The opening ceremony of the Pakistan-Kazakhstan Joint Military Exercise 'Dostarym III' was held at National Counter-Terrorism Center in Pabbi, the military’s media wing said on Wednesday.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the exercise is aimed at developing and bolstering 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 quarters battle drills and procedures,” the military’s media wing further said.

The ISPR added that the exercise would focus on integrated synergy, interoperability, quick decision making and swift actions at a tactical level.

The joint exercise is being held as part of a biennial exercise mechanism between the two armies.

The first joint exercise was held in 2017 in Pakistan and the second in 2019 in Kazakhstan.