RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited elite Strike Corps at Multan Garrison on Monday.
He laid a floral wreath at Yadgar-e Shuhada and offered Fateha for the martyrs. Commander Corps Multan Lieutenant General Sarfraz Sattar briefed the COAS on operational preparations and administration of troops.
Later, the COAS addressed soldiers and officers.
The COAS appreciated troops' participation from Multan Corps in ongoing counter terrorism operations in FATA and KP.
He especially praised them for concurrently keeping themselves fully trained and prepared to thwart challenges of a conventional war.
He said that soldiers of Pakistan Army are the best in the world. “Army is what its soldiers are. I am proud to be the COAS of a brave and highly professional Army," the COAS. “Our experience of counter terrorism operations has made us battle hardened which is a valued add in operational preparedness.”
The COAS directed officers and soldiers to keep themselves fully trained and abreast to defeat all types of threats. Soldiers freely interacted with the COAS and expressed their pride and eagerness to selflessly serve the country and the nation.
Earlier on his arrival in Multan, the COAS was received by Commander Multan Corps Lieutenant General Sarfraz Sattar.