PAK US Joint Military Exercies this Autumn
WASHINGTON: US Central Command has affirmed that pakistan and The United States will conduct a range of joint military exercises from autumn this year.
The Centcom, which looks after US military interests in the greater Middle East region, including Pakistan, said the two countries planned more than 100 engagements and exercises.
The exercises are scheduled to begin in October and will include air, land, sea and special operations.
Officials from the two militaries will also attend seminars
and other forums covering a range of topics including counter-terrorism, counter-insurgency, civil-military cooperation and intelligence.
Earlier this month, Pakistani and US military representatives gathered at the Macdill Air Force Base in Florida for the 24th US-Pakistan Military Consultative Committee, an annual forum for reviewing military-to-military engagements and exercises.
Rear Adm. Ahmed Saeed, director general of the Pakistan military’s joint war-fighting and training, represented Pakistan. Maj. Gen. Steven Busby, US Central Command’s director of strategy, plans and policy, led the US team while other Centcom representatives also participated in the MCC.
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