RAWALPINDI – Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Bahadur Ranges near Attock to witness Pak-Jordan joint exercise “Fajr-ul-Sharq 1”, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday.

The ISPR said that it was a two week long joint counter-terrorism training event to share the experience of both armies.

The army chief congratulated the participants on the successful conduct of the exercise and appreciated the high standards of professional competence displayed by the troops.

He said that conduct of such joint exercises helps in improving professional expertise in conducting CT operations.

General Bajwa said that Pakistan has successfully defeated terrorism and is now in a consolidation phase. “Such engagements are source of mutual sharing, learning and benefit.”

He thanked Jordanian Army and the contingent for their participation in this first special forces collaboration and expressed his desire to continue this engagement.