LAHORE: Army contingents of Nepal, United Kingdom and Kazakhstan reached the Allama Iqbal International Airport on Sunday to participate in the first International PACES Championship-2016 organised by Pakistan Army.

The event will commence at the Ayub Stadium from October 18. Army teams from Sri Lanka, People’s Liberation Army (China), Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and Maldives have already reached the city.

Bahrain army team is expected tonight. Army teams from Australia, USA, Turkey, Bangladesh, Indonesia and Turkey shall arrive on Monday.

Around 370 army men of the participating teams will demonstrate their stamina, physical fitness and combat skill during the six-day event.

The mentioned teams will take part in the disciplines of pull-ups, sit-ups, and combat efficiency test during the event.