A contingent of the Russian Army arrived in Pakistan to participate in joint training exercise ‘Druzhba-III’. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), this will be the third joint military drill between Islamabad and Moscow under the bilateral training cooperation agreement.
Russia and Pakistan have been holding the “Friendship” drills since 2016. In October 2016, they held their first-ever joint military exercise in Pakistan.
Source- The Tribune
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS PO Mains Exam 2018:
- Russia Capital: Moscow, Currency: Russian ruble.
- Pakistan Capital: Islamabad, Currency: Pakistani rupee.