SPORTS

Inter Services Shooting Competition

Pakistan Army clinched the overall title of 39th Inter Services Shooting Competition in Jhelum.

A total of 953 firers from three services, civil armed forces, team ex Punjab, KPK, Islamabad Police, Airport Security Force, Lahore Garrison Shooting Gallery and Federal Rifle Association participated in 25 events during the four weeks long Para meet.

War wounded officers and soldiers who had overcome various levels of combat disabilities also participated in the event.

President Dr. Airf Alvi and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa were present at the closing ceremony.

Pakistan Army scored maximum points to become champion.

Biggest military shooting honour "the master at arms trophy was awarded to Sepoy Muhammad Nadeem of Mangla Corps.

The President’s cup national challenge match trophy was awarded to Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Idress Rasheed of Army team.

The Prime Minister “skills at arms” big bore national challenge match was won by Pakistan Navy.

COAS rifle and pistol match was won by Pakistan Army. Chief of Naval Staff rifle match and Chief of Air Staff pistol match both were won by Pak Army. The “best shot match trophy” group - 2 was awarded to Sepoy Clerk Saqib Ali Khan.

President Dr. Arif Alvi awarded the trophies and medals to the winners and runners up in each shooting category.

While interacting with participants, president appreciated the shooters on their excellent standard of marksmanship. He said that shooting is one of the basic soldiering skills and mastery in this is a proud achievement.

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