Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited National Counter Terrorism Center (CNTC), Pabbi on Monday and witnessed Pakistan–Russia Joint Training Exercise Druzhba-III on its last day.

Major General Asif Ghafoor shared the news through a tweet saying, “The exercise focused on counter terrorism training of the Special Operation Forces of Pakistan and Ground Forces of Russian Federation while exchanging mutual counter terrorism experiences.”

“COAS appreciated the participating troops for their dedication, skill and professionalism. He said that this exercise is great forum to reinforce existing relationship between the two militaries,” Major General Asif Ghafoor wrote.

The tweet added, “Russian Deputy Head of Mission in Pakistan Valadamir Betezyuk was also present on the occasion.”