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Tuesday, 05 April 2016 - 12:08
Sri Lankan Army shares Silver Medal at Army Team Spirit Competition in Pakistan
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Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Monday (April 04) visited training area near Pabbi and witnessed the conclusion ceremony of Pakistan Army Team Spirit (PATS) competition.

The team spirit matches were held in mountainous terrain near Mangla from March 31 to April 4, and Sri Lankan Army Team also participated in the competition, an ISPR news release said.

Sixteen Officers from six Countries including China, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan and Maldives also attended the competition as observers.

The Team Spirit Competition was aimed at testing Survival Skills and Physical Endurance spread over 72 hours which included 23 field events.

An intense set of physical activities in the shortest time tested the physical limits of the participants. COAS General Raheel Sharif while speaking at the occasion highlighted the importance of physical fitness and spirit of team work.

He especially thanked all foreign guests and Sri Lankan Troops for being part of the event and for showing their prowess.

COAS also awarded medals and prizes to the winners. Mangla Corps team won Gold medal being winner of the championship while Southern Command and Sri Lankan team shared the Silver medal.

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