Pakistan, China begin joint exercise

From: Xinhua Updated: 2014-04-21 09:55
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RAWALPINDI, April 20 (Xinhua) -- Two-week long Pakistan-China joint military exercise started Sunday near the garrison of Rawalpindi, Pakistan's military said.

Flags of both countries were hoisted and national anthems played to mark the opening of the joint military exercise in a ceremony, a statement from the army's Inter-Services Public Relations said. "The joint exercise is aimed at sharing mutual experience and information in medical field through a comprehensive training program in near real time environment," it said.

The exercise is particularly designed within the scope of disaster relief operations due to massive floods and terrorist attacks on relief camps.

The exercise will also provide an opportunity to exchange latest technological advancement in medical field to improve medical operations during peace and war.

The joint military exercise "Peace Angel 2014" will certainly pave the way for further cementing the existing bilateral relations between the armies of the two countries.

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