COAS General Raheel Sharif visits Army Medical Center Abbottabad

26 Aug, 2016 5:47 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif visited Army Medical Center, Abbottabad on Friday.

Interacting with the officers and men of Army Medical Corps, the COAS appreciated contributions and sacrifices of doctors and paramedic staff in improving the healthcare standards in peace and war, especially in fight against terrorism.

The COAS lauded the efforts of AMC in upgradation of hospitals, especially the specialized treatment including, liver transplant unit, hands and upper limbs surgery center. Their training establishments like National University Medical Sciences (NUMS) and paramedics training institutes are serving our requirements of developing human resource and skill sets, the COAS remarked.

The COAS further emphasized that AMC has always answered the call of duty during national calamities both inland and abroad and disaster management.

General Raheel Sharif said that medical science is progressing at a rapid pace, and it is imperative for doctors to keep themselves abreast to the latest development.

Later, the COAS pinned the badges of rank on the shoulders of Lieutenant General Asif Mumtaz Sukhera to formally install him Colonel Commandant of Army Medical Corps.

Earlier on his arrival, the COAS laid a floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada and offered Fateha.

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