Pakistan Army has won an international military drill competition for the third consecutive year, the military’s media wing said on Wednesday.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the competition, known as Pace Sticking Competition, took place at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in Berkshire county, UK.

The victory marked the third time that Pakistan won the competition, said the ISPR. Pakistan Army was represented by Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) in the competition, it added.

This year, nine teams took part in the competition, according to ISPR.

In his message of felicitation, Pakistan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK), Moazzam Ahmad Khan, commended Pakistan’s dedication and spirit to take on the challenge.

He said the Pakistan team once again demonstrated the highest standards of professionalism and excellence maintained by our armed forces.

The Pace Sticking Competition has been held in the UK since 1928 with its history linked to the Royal Regiment of Artillery.

The Army had participated in the event for the year first time in 2018