Pakistan Army cadet shines at global military competition

Muhammad Haris Mairaj declared overall best foreign national military cadet at Royal College in Australia


News Desk December 02, 2020
Pakistan Army Cadet Muhammad Haris Mairaj was declared overall best foreign national military cadet during the passing out parade held at Royal College in Duntroon, Australia. SCREENGRAB

A Pakistan Army cadet has been declared best foreign national military cadet at Royal College in Duntroon, Australia

Muhammad Haris Mairaj was declared overall best foreign national military cadet during the passing out parade held at Royal College in Duntroon, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Wednesday.

"This is a testament to the highest training standards of dedicated and committed junior leadership of Pakistan Army," the military's media wing added.

 

Meanwhile, Pakistan military's highest shooting honour "The Master at Arms Trophy” was awarded to Lance Naik Zeeshan Ali of Rawalpindi Corps during the 40th Pakistan Army Rifle Association (PARA) Central Meet held at Army Marksmanship Firing Ranges near Jhelum.

Inspector General Training and Evaluation (IGT&E), Lieutenant General Sher Afgun was the chief guest of the closing ceremony of the event.

The ISPR said that more than 1,500 firers including 30 teams from three services, civil armed forces, provincial teams, civil shooting federations, associations and clubs participated in 24 matches during the four weeks long PARA meet.

The President’s Cup National Challenge Match Trophy was awarded to Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Idrees Rasheed of Army team while the Prime Minister “Skills at Arms” Big Bore National Challenge Match was won by Pakistan Navy.

The ISPR said that the COAS Rifle and Pistol Match was won by Pakistan Air Force whereas the Chief of Naval Staff rifle match was won by Pakistan Army while Chief of Air Staff pistol match was won by PAF.

Mangla Corps secured first position in overall main PARA matches whereas Karachi Corps was runners-up.

The chief guest awarded trophies and medals to winners and runners up in each shooting category.

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