COAS Gen Raheel Sharif witnesses PACES championship 2016
RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has on witnessed the finals of 5th PACES (Physical Agility and Combat Efficiency System) Championship-2016 and awarded prizes to the winners. Commander Lahore Corps, Lieutenant General Sadiq Ali was also present.
According to a statement issued by the ISPR, an intense competition was witnessed amongst Pakistan Army players during 5th PACES (Physical Agility and Combat Efficiency System) Championship-2016 that was held at Ayub Stadium, Lahore from 27 April to 6 May 2016.
COAS Gen Raheel Sharif appreciated the standards displayed by participants of the competition and the efforts of both trainers and trainees in achieving those standards. “Regardless of the advances in warfare technology, the basic traits of soldiering are as important as ever, with physical fitness being of primary importance,” he said.
Rawalpindi Corps team won the 5th PACES Championship while Karachi Corps team won the 2nd Position in the competition.