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ISPR shares video of Pak-Russian joint military drills

ISPR shares video of Pak-Russian joint military drills
November 15, 2020

The director general of Inter-Service Public Relation (DG-ISPR) today tweeted a video showing Pakistan and Russian Federation Special Forces troops practicing drills and procedures for hostage rescue, cordon, search operations, heli-rappelling and sky diving as part of Druzhba-V.

The joint Pakistani-Russian military exercise, codenamed Druzhba (Friendship) V, had kicked off on November 8.

On November 10, the special forces of Pakistan, Russia have participated in DRUZHBA-V joint exercise underway at Tarbela.

According to the tweet of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) director general (DG), Pakistani and Russian Federation Special Forces conducted the joint military exercise, DRUZHBA-V, underway at Tarbela.

"The participating troops are busy in practising counter-terrorism drills and procedures, rappelling and preparations for sky diving, whereas, sports activities are also part of the exercise," DG-ISPR tweeted.


A two-week-long joint Russian-Pakistani military exercise codenamed Druzhba (Friend­ship) 5 has begun in Tarbela.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the opening ceremony of the drill was held in Tarbela today. "Pakistan-Russian Federation Special Forces are participating in the two-week-long counterterrorism exercise," it said.

The ISPR also said that national anthems of both countries were played at the start of the ceremony.

The ceremony was attended by Russian Ambassador to Pakistan Danila Ganich. Senior officials from both the armies were also present on the occasion.


Russian ambassador to Pakistan, Mr Danila Ganich and senior officials from both the armies were present on the occasion. in the drills.