PATS Competition starts in Pabbi
March 7, 2023 07:00 PM
The opening ceremony of the 6th International Pakistan Army Team Spirit (PATS) Competition - 2023 was held at the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) Pabbi on Tuesday.
Pakistan Army's seven teams and 10 international teams including teams from Bahrain, KSA, Morocco, Uzbekistan, Thailand, Jordan, USA, Iraq, Kazakhstan and Qatar are participating in the competition.
Three observer countries including Azerbaijan, Myanmar, and Nigeria are also part of the 6th International PATS.
As per the schedule of the PATS, 60 hours long rigorous competition will continue from March 7 to March 9.
The competition is based on evaluating the physical endurance, mental agility and tactical proficiency of the combat teams.
Over the years the competition has gained much popularity and has become an international PATS competition which provides an opportunity for participating teams to learn and share experiences with one another, particularly from the Pak Army’s experience of fight against terrorism.
General Officer Commanding the 37 Division was the Chief Guest at the occasion.