COAS appreciates FF Regiment’s contributions, sacrifices
RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa here on Tuesday visited Frontier Force Regimental Centre, Abbotabad, Inter-Service Public Relation (ISPR) in his statement.
During his visit, the army chief installed Lieutenant General Aamir Abbasi as Colonel Commandant of the FF Regiment, said the ISPR.
Upon arrival the Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa laid floral wreath at martyr’s monument to pay homage to the martyrs of the regiment.
Outgoing Colonel of Frontier Force Regiment Lieutenant General Ghayur Mahmood Awan, large number of serving and retired officers and soldiers attended the ceremony, read the statement.
The ISPR further stated that the army chief appreciated the contributions and sacrifices of Frontier Force for the defence of motherland during conventional as well as in war against terrorism.
Armed forces will ensure defence of homeland with bravery: COAS
Earlier today, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited troops of Lahore Corps at Chunian and Kasur and of Mangla Corps at Tilla Field Firing Ranges.
According to the ISPR, he also witnessed the exercises of the jawans of Lahore and Mangla Corps.
Speaking on the occasion, COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that the brave armed forces of Pakistan will defend the motherland at all costs with the support of people. “The armed forces will ensure defence of the homeland with bravery and valour,” he said.
The COAS appreciated the high standard of morale and operational preparedness of the troops.
Earlier on April 19, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa had visited Northern Light Infantry Regimental Centre, Bunji.
Lauding the sacrifices rendered by the soldiers of Northern Light Infantry Regiment, General Qamar Javed Bajwa had said that regiment had received various awards, including two ‘Nishan-e-Haider’, the country’s supreme military gallantry award.
According to the military’s media wing, COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa had pinned ranks to Lieutenant General Anwar Haider as Colonel Commandant of the regiment.