Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif witnessed multi-national military exercises “EFES” in Turkey.
Turkish Chief of General Staff General Hulusi Akar welcomed Army Chief.
Along with Turkish troops US, UK, Belgium, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Azerbaijan, and a contingent of Pakistani Armed Forces is participating in the joint exercises.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also witnessed the Exercise and held a separate meeting with Army Chief General Raheel Sharif.
On this occasion, he said the Exercise will enhance the existing close friendly ties between Pakistan and Turkey especially between the two Armed Forces.
Turkish President also praised Pakistan Army’s accomplishments in Operation Zarb-e-Azb and contributions towards regional peace and stability.
Army Chief appreciated Turkish armed forces for an outstanding conduct of the Exercise of such magnitude and scope.