RAWALPINDI: Two week long Pak-China Joint military exercise “Peace Angel 2014” commenced on Sunday near the garrison city of Rawalpindi.
“Peace Angel 2014” would certainly pave the way for further cementing the existing bilateral relations between armies of the two countries, according to a statement issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).
The statement added that the joint exercise aimed at sharing mutual experience and information in medical field through a comprehensive training programme in near real time environment.
Flags of both countries were hoisted and national anthem played to mark the opening of the military exercise.
Pakistan Army’s Major General Hamayun Aziz, and senior colonel Liu Agiou of the People Liberation Army China, represented their respective countries in the opening ceremony.
The exercise was particularly designed within the scope of disaster relief operations caused due to massive floods and terrorist attacks on relief camps.
It would also provide an opportunity to exchange latest technological advancement in medical field to improve medical operations during peace and war.