Pak, Afghan, Turkey plan joint military exercise

Last Updated: Friday, December 24, 2010 - 21:04

Islamabad: Officials of Pakistan,
Afghanistan and Turkey on Friday discussed the possibility of
holding a joint military exercise during a meeting held on the
sidelines of a trilateral summit in Istanbul.

Pakistan`s Director General of Military Operations Maj
Gen Javed Iqbal, Maj Gen Abdullah Rasip of Turkey and
Afghanistan`s Maj Gen Fazle Amin participated in the meeting.

The meeting also discussed various training courses
for the militaries of the three countries to improve their
skill and capabilities.

In a separate development, Pakistan`s National Defence
University hosted a two-day seminar as part of a cooperation
programme with Turkey`s War Colleges Command.

The first seminar of the series was held in Turkey in
June.

The aim of the seminars is to broaden understanding of
armed forces institutions of the two countries while focusing
on the fast-changing global and regional environment and their
implications.

PTI



First Published: Friday, December 24, 2010 - 21:04

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