Sunday, October 14, 2007
Members of the Afghan National Army march in during the opening ceremonies for the 4th Military World Games on Sunday. Together, India and Canada covered the cost for Afghanistan's participation at these games.
Special guests at the event included the Honourable Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, President of India. A Canadian contingent of 135 CF athletes are competing in the 4th CISM Military World Games, which is the second largest athletic competition in the world after the Olympics. Approximately 6000 athletes from 103 countries are participating.
The Games are being hosted in Mumbai and Hyderabad, India from October 14 to 21, 2007.