ABBOTTABAD (92 News) – Lieutenant General Azhar Abbas was installed as new Colonel Commandant Baloch Regiment.
According to a press release issued by the ISPR, the Colonel Commandant installation ceremony was held at Baloch Regiment Centre Abbotabad on Tuesday.
Talking to serving and retired officers / soldiers of Baloch regiment, the COAS appreciated performance and contributions of the Baloch Regiment during peace, war as well as during internal security operations.
Earlier on arrival at Baloch Regiment Centre, the COAS laid a floral wreath on the Shuhda monument.
Pak Army takes pride in maintaining high degree of training, physical fitness: COAS
On October 18, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Karachi.
During the visit, COAS addressed garrison officers, attended closing ceremony of Physical Agility and Combat Efficiency System (PACES) Championship and witnessed training exercise of mechanised formation.
The COAS talked to officers about environment, challenges and the response. Speaking to troops busy in the training exercise, COAS said that regardless of the advancement in warfare technology, the basic traits of soldiering are linked with maintaining high standards of training and physical fitness.
COAS General Qamar Bajwa said that that Pakistan Army takes pride in maintaining high degree of training and physical fitness standards.
He also awarded prizes to the winner of Army PACES and Young Soldiers Paces championship. The Gujranwala Corps team won the 8th Army PACES Championship while Engineer Centre team won the 7th Young Soldiers Paces Championship.
Lieutenant General Humayun Aziz, Corps Commander Karachi, accompanied the COAS during the visit.