The 53rd World Military Shooting Championship (Shotgun)-2021 took place at Lahore Garrison shooting gallery where the participants performed in different categories of the competition.
During the World Military Shooting championship, the trap qualifier matches for the men and women category were held, said an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) media release received here on Tuesday.
In the women category, Lance Corporal Nateesha Divmini of Sri Lanka scored 53 points in three rounds and secured the top position.
In the men’s category, Lieutenant Colonel Junaid Ali Zulfiqar of the Pakistan Army scored 65 points and secured the top position.
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Back in March, Pakistan Army had won the title of Best International Team and a gold medal at the 4th International Tri-Adventure Competition held in Nepal this month announced Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
ISPR in its statement informed that Pakistan Army had participated in the competition for the first time that was held between March 18th to March 20th. Nearly, 20 countries had participated in the event.
Different games and competitions were held to assess the physical strength and mental agility of the soldiers. Competitions included cross-country cycling, running and rafting said ISPR.
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Last year, Pakistan Army had won the international military drill competition called Pace Skating Competition held at the Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst, in the United Kingdom.
Earlier, this year Pakistan’s army became the 10th most powerful army in the world according to the Global Firepower Index 2021.
Pakistan had improved 5 places in the same list since 2019. In 2020, Pakistan stood as the 15th most powerful country. Global Firepower Index is an annual ranking that ranks a country according to its military strength.
In the current list, Pakistan stands at the 10th spot out of 138 countries. It holds a PowerIndex rating of 0.2083 (0.0000 considered ‘perfect’).
Pakistan Army was ranked the 15th most powerful military in the world, according to the same list issued in 2019.