Pakistan Army has won the international military drill competition referred to as the Pace Sticking Competition. The competition was held at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst—United Kingdom.
The Pakistan Military Academy attained the surprise win at the ninetieth military drill competition that was held in Sandhurst on the 14th of June, Thursday.
Pakistan Army won despite getting trained just for two months for the drill exercise, as per a statement from the High Commission of Pakistan in London.
Syed Ibn-e-Abbas the Pakistan’s High Commissioner applauded the sincere dedication and the spirit of the Pakistan Army team after the win.
Major General Asif Ghafoor—Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) mentioned in a Facebook post on Tuesday that Pakistan team took part for the first time ever in the event.
Major General Ghafoor said that Pakistan Army was represented by the Pakistan Military Academy in the competition.
Sheroz Shahid—Army cadet on the 13th of April has sealed the foreign International Medal at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) UK. The award was provided for high performance in physical fitness, education and training shown during the training session.
The medal was given by the General Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter, Chief of General Staff of British Army who was the reviewing officer of the Parade.
On the 26th of March, eight Army officers were gifted with Sitara-e-Imtiaz (military), fifteen officers were awarded with Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (military) and twenty-four were provided with Tamgha-e-Bisalat at an inauguration ceremony which was held at the Corps Headquarters Peshawar for their performance of chivalry during the operations.