Said Chanegriha, Army General, Chief-of-Staff of the People’s National Army (ANP) chaired Monday, at the Regional Military Sports Complex of the 1st Military Region (Blida, Algeria), the official opening ceremony of the International Military Competition “Airborne Section 2022”, which will last until August 27th.
The opening ceremony took place in the presence of Prime Minister Aimene Benabderrahmane, members of the Government, Senior Officers of the ANP and members of the diplomatic body accredited in Algeria.
On this occasion, General Said Chanegriha welcomed the participating delegations and all the athletes, officials and coaches, Algeria Press Service (APS) reported.
Hosted for the first time in Algeria, the competition was marked by the participation of 15 countries, namely Algeria, Belarus, Burkina-Faso, China, Congo, India, Kyrgyzstan, Mali, Nicaragua, Russia, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Venezuela and Vietnam.
The opening ceremony was also marked by the raising of the emblem of the games as well as musical performances and military exhibitions.