Pak Army wins international military drill competition – ISPR – DN
According to the source of PUNA, Pakistan Army has won an international military drill competition for the third consecutive year, the military’s media wing said on Wednesday.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the competition, known as Pace Sticking Competition, took place at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in Berkshire county, UK.
The victory marked the third time that Pakistan won the competition, said the ISPR. Pakistan Army was represented by Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) in the competition, it added.
#PakistanArmy won international military drill competition known as Pace Sticking Competition held at Royal Military Academy #Sandhurst, UK. This is 3rd consecutive year that Pakistan won this competition. #PMA represented Pakistan Army in the event. pic.twitter.com/LZ7lKNC5TB
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) October 14, 2020
This year, nine teams took part in the competition, according to ISPR.
Maj Gen Dunzan Capps, the Sandhurst commandant, lauded the Pakistan team for its “superb synchronisation” and for winning the competition for the third straight year
Superb synchronisation from Pakistan international winners for the 3rd consecutive year. Huge congrats to overall winners @GrenadierGds and all teams in the COVID compliant @RMASandhurst pacesticking competion @officialDGISPR @qcsofficial @RHChelsea @BritishArmy @RMASTrust https://t.co/8PEgVagB4w pic.twitter.com/1bax1vaJ8f
— Major General Duncan Capps – Commandant Sandhurst (@ArmyComdtRMAS) October 14, 2020
Meanwhile, in his message of felicitation, Pakistan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK), Moazzam Ahmad Khan, commended Pakistan’s dedication and spirit to take on the challenge.
He said the Pakistan team once again demonstrated the highest standards of professionalism and excellence maintained by our armed forces.
Congratulations! Pakistan Army Team wins Pace Sticking Competition at @RMASandhurst for the third consecutive year. High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan felicitates the team, commends the highest standards of professionalism and excellence maintained by Pakistan armed forces. pic.twitter.com/HHv5JFcU9H
— Pakistan High Commission London (@PakistaninUK) October 13, 2020
The Pace Sticking Competition has been held in the UK since 1928 with its history linked to the Royal Regiment of Artillery.-PUNA