Source: The post is based on the article “Pakistan to take part in closing ceremony of SCO anti-terror exercise hosted by India” published in The Hindu on 11th October 2022.
What is the News?
Pakistan has been invited to the closing ceremony of the ongoing Joint Anti-Terror Exercise (JATE) within the ambit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) being hosted by India.
About JATE Manesar Anti-terror 2022
JATE is an annual counter-terrorist exercise held within the framework of the SCO RATS. The National Security Guard (NSG) is hosting the multinational JATE “Manesar Anti-Terror 2022”, under the framework of the SCO Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS).
The exercise is aimed at exchanging expertise, best practices and building synergy between the Counterterrorism Forces of the SCO RATS member countries. This is to enhance capabilities for conducting anti-terrorist operations and countering other security threats collectively.
The present one is stage 2 of the exercise. Stage 1 of the Exercise was conducted in July-August by the National Counterterrorist Forces of SCO Member Countries in their respective territories.