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Pakistan’s UN peacekeepers committed to global peace and security

Major Samia Rehman from Pakistan is working in DRC to help control the violent clashes and disputes between communities. Image Credit - MONUSCO

As the United Nations (UN) marks the International Day of UN Peacekeepers (May 29), Pakistanis also joined the world community to pay tribute to the dedicated peacekeepers. On Friday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres honored those who paid the ultimate price for peace. “[Today we] honor more than one million men and women who have served as UN peacekeepers and the ... Read More »

France, India to hold counter-terror, Nuclear, Biological warfare exercise

Exclusive PARIS (PPA) — France and India are expected to hold series of meetings and exercises ranging from counter-terrorism to nuclear, biological and chemical warfare during next few days. India has dispatched at least three delegations representing India’s Interior Ministry (Home Affairs), National Investigation Agency (NIA) and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) to hold meetings with French officials as part ... Read More »

Pakistan approves sale of JF-17 to Nigeria for $184.3m

JF-17 Pakistan

Pakistan government has approved the sale of three JF-17 aircraft to Nigerian Air Force against a sum of $184.3 million. The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has approved the issuance of a certificate of sovereign guarantee to show commitment for the aircraft sale to the Nigerian Air Force. Nigeria is Pakistan’s second international customer for its domestically assembled JF-17 “Thunder” multirole ... Read More »

Pakistan, Russia joint military drills to begin on Oct 21

Russian and Pakistani servicemen during the Friendship-2016 joint military drills.

Pakistan, Russia joint military drills “Friendship 2018” to begin on Oct 21 in the mountains of Pakistan Pakistani and Russian military drills “Friendship 2018” will commence in the mountains of Pakistan from Sunday at the training range of the National Counter-Terrorist Center in Pabbi area. “The joint drills of units of the Russian and Pakistani armed forces ‘Friendship 2018′ will ... Read More »

Major reshuffle in Pakistan Army: Lt Gen Nadeem Raza appointed Chief of General Staff

The army on Friday appointed Lt Gen Nadeem Raza as new Chief of General Staff (CGS) amidst a major reshuffle in which almost one-third of the corps commanders were replaced.

Pakistan Army on Friday appointed Lt Gen Nadeem Raza as new Chief of General Staff (CGS) amidst a major reshuffle in which almost one-third of the corps commanders were replaced. The appointments announ­ced on Friday and the upcoming changes together mean that a total of 22 positions of lieutenant generals will be affected. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), ... Read More »

Army chief visits Iran to meet civilian and military leadership

Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa reached Tehran on Sunday on a three-day official visit, which is the first official visit of any army chief in over two decades. Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa reached Tehran on Sunday to hold talks with the Iranian leaders regarding bilateral matters, the military said. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director ... Read More »

Pakistan Army takes gold medal in UK’s Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2017

Pakistan Army takes gold medal in UK’s Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2017

Annual international military patrolling event held in United Kingdom A team of Pakistan Army has won a gold medal in Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2017 held in the United Kingdom. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, it said that Pakistan Army has won a gold medal in an annual international military patrolling event held in the United Kingdom. The ... Read More »

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