According to the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan, the purpose of the two-week counterterrorism traing DOSTARYM-2017 is to increase the professional competence of the military personnel of the two states in combating terrorism through the exchange of experience and counter-terrorism training in the field.
The main idea of the trainings is the development of joint actions by units of the two country for the release of hostages in the conditions of the settlement and the destruction of illegal military formations from zones of armed conflicts.The training consists of three stages: separate preparation, teamwork, conducting joint training
"More than 100 servicemen of the two countries, about 70 units of military and special equipment are involved in the training, the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan are represented by special-purpose units", it was stated in the Ministry.
Opening the exercise, the commander of the 37th Division of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Major-General Sayed Aamir Raza warmly greeted the participants on Pakistani soil.
Opening the exercise, commander of the 37th division of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Major-General Sayed Aamir Raza warmly greeted the participants on Pakistani land.
"I am confident in further strengthening of friendly relations between the two countries. This training is important not only for the exchange of experience, but also for understanding the culture of both countries", he said.
It should be noted that the next international anti-terrorist training DOSTARYM-2019 is planned to be held in Kazakhstan.