Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday attended the closing ceremony of the 41st Pakistan Army Rifle Association (PARA) central meet at Jhelum Garrison as chief visitor, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated in an announcement.
It stated that the mega capturing occasion was performed at Army Marksmanship Unit from October 26 to December 1, including that over 2,500 firers from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Civil Armed Forces (CAFs) together with Rangers, Frontier Corps and Airport Security Force (ASF) in addition to civilians participated within the competitors that comprised quite a few occasions involving completely different ranges and sorts of weapons.
According to the ISPR, Gen Qamar awarded trophies and medals to the winners and runners up in every capturing class.
In Inter Formations Competition, Multan Corps got here first adopted by Mangla Corps. In the CAFs class, the trophy has been received by Punjab Rangers whereas Gilgit-Baltistan Scouts have been runners up.
The ISPR stated that in inter-services matches, the Pakistan Army received all 4 contests together with the COAS, Chief of Air Staff (CAS) and Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) matches.
It stated that the PAF remained runners up within the COAS and CAS matches whereas Pakistan Navy got here second in CNS match.
The Pakistan Army received shotgun, long-range and small-bore trophies in open nationwide matches. The Pakistan Army additionally received the prime minister “skills at arms” large bore nationwide problem whereas the Pakistan Navy secured the second place.
The largest navy capturing honour ‘the grasp at arms’ trophy was awarded to Lance Havildar Arshad Saddique of the 12 Punjab Regiment.
According to the assertion, the President’s Cup nationwide problem match trophy was awarded to Havaldar Jaffar Hussain of the Army Marksmanship Unit.
The prime minister ‘expertise at arms’ big-bore nationwide problem match have been received by the Pakistan Army. The ‘finest shot match trophy’ was awarded to Lance Dafadar Zulfiqar Khan.
While interacting with members, the COAS appreciated the firers for his or her wonderful requirements of marksmanship. Terming capturing ability because the hallmark of knowledgeable soldier, General Qamar stated that attaining proficiency at capturing should stay on the coronary heart of fundamental navy coaching targets.