41st Pakistan Army Rifle Association (PARA) Central Meet is in progress at Army Marksmanship Unit, Jhelum since 25 October 2021.
Approximately 2500 firers from Army, Navy, Air Force, Civil Armed Forces (CAFs) including Rangers, Frontier Corps and Airport Security Force as well as civilians are participating in the mega shooting competition that comprises numerous events involving different ranges and types of weapons.
According to ISPR, Pakistan Army is the defending Champion of the competition.
In Intra Army Events, 18 teams comprising 1024 firers participated wherein Multan Corps came first followed by Mangla Corps.
In the Civil Armed Forces category, the trophy has been won by Punjab Rangers while Gilgit Baltistan Scouts were runners up. In Inter-Services Matches, Pakistan Army won all three contests including COAS, Chief of Air Staff and Chief of Naval Staff Matches besides winning the International Military Shooting Championship.
PAF remained runners up in COAS and Chief of Air Staff Matches while Pakistan Navy was runners up in Chief of Naval
The Open National Matches are in progress since 24 November and will continue till 30 November. The closing ceremony of the event will be held on 2 December 2021.