RAWALPINDI: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Headquarters Rawalpindi Corps on Wednesday. He was given comprehensive briefing on prevalent situation along LOC and operational preparedness of the formations. COAS appreciated resilience of Kashmiri population who are being deliberately targeted by Indian Army on both sides of the LOC. He said that Pakistan Army shall continue to ensure protection and security of people along LOC. COAS was also briefed on the developmental work being undertaken in Rawalpindi Cantonment. COAS expressed his satisfaction over the progress and appreciated the civil administration in this regard.
Earlier, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, visited Gujranwala and Marala on October 22. At Corps HQ Gujranwala, COAS was briefed about operational, training and administrative matters of the Corps.
Later, COAS visited field training events near Gujranwala and Marala Headworks and witnessed troops honing battle drills and procedures for conventional operations.
Speaking with participating troops, COAS appreciated battle worthiness and impressive training standards achieved by the formation.
Training being hallmark of professional competence, plays a vital role in enhancing combat readiness to withstand the rigours of battle, COAS reiterated. Whatever the odds, Pakistan army will always live up to the expectations of our great nation in the defence of motherland, INSHAALLAH, COAS concluded.
COAS also visited CMH Gujranwala where he was updated on various up gradation projects undertaken for the benefit of patients. COAS also lauded the efforts of Army Medical Corps in containment of COVID-19 and saving valuable lives.
Lieutenant General Syed Asim Munir, Commander Gujranwala Corps received COAS on arrival at Gujranwala.