Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Azerbaijan, the statement added. President Erdogan praised Pakistan Army’s accomplishments in Operation Zarb-e-Azb and its contributions to regional peace and stability.
The president thanked army chief for Pakistan’s participation and his personal presence to witness the exercise, saying it will enhance the existing close, friendly ties.
Reciprocating, General Raheel appreciated Turkish forces for an outstanding conduct of the exercise of such magnitude and scope.
Exercise EFES was aimed at sharing military experience and enhancing training exchanges of Pakistan Army in the last three years, with the forces conducting 52 exercises inland and abroad.