Egyptian, Jordanian, Pakistani special forces start joint drills in Pakistan

Ahmed Eleiba , Friday 1 Nov 2019

Egyptian , Pakistani, and Jordanian armed forces participating in the " dawn of the east 1 " joint military exercise (Photo: Egypt's Army Spokesperson Facebook page)

Special forces form the Egyptian, Jordanian and Pakistani armies have started “The Dawn of the East 1" joint military drill, which is being held in Pakistan from 1 to 8 November.

The exercise’s first phase started with the arrival of special forces units from the three countries to the National Counter Terrorism Authority’s (NACTA) headquarters in Pakistan.

The chief of Pakistan’s special forces, Momtaz Hussien, gave a welcome speech to participant forces, stating that the exercise comes within the framework of developing military ties between the three armies to the level of partnership and exchange of expertise in the counterterrorism field. 

The exercise involves training on inspecting, searching and confronting explosives as well as medical aid operations. 

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