RAWALPINDI: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Strike Corps at Mangla. The army chief witnessed ongoing training and addressed officers and troops.
While interacting with Mangla Corps troops, Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa appreciated state of high morale and standard of training. He said that despite our commitments on western border and internal security duties we cannot remain oblivious of perpetual conventional threat which demands high standards of training and operational readiness.
Talking about challenges being faced by Pakistan, the Chief Of Army Staff quoting founder of the nation Quaid-e- Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah said that no power can undo Pakistan and for this purpose nation and its state institutions shall continue to cohesively perform in best interest of the country.
“We have come a long way in responding to the challenges and InshAllah Pakistan is bound to rise. The only thing needed is to stay steadfast and remain united as a nation,” he emphasised.
Upon arrival at Mangla, the army chief was received by Commander Mangla Corps Lieutenant General Azhar Saleh Abbasi. Inspector General Training and Evaluation Lieutenant General Hidayat Ur Rehman was also present on the occasion.
Story first published: 14th November 2017