COAS installs Lt Gen Anwar Ali Hyder as Colonel Commandant of NLI Regiment

COAS, installs, Lt Gen Anwar Ali Hyder, NLI Regiment, Colonel Commandant
19 Apr, 2019 6:22 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited NLI (Northern Light Infantry) Regimental Centre, Bunji on Friday.

According to a press release issued by the ISPR, COAS Qamar Javed Bajwa installed Lieutenant General Anwar Ali Hyder as Colonel Commandant of NLI Regiment.

COAS, installs, Lt Gen Anwar Ali Hyder, NLI Regiment, Colonel Commandant

Outgoing Colonel of NLI Regiment Lieutenant General (Retd) Ikramul Haq, Commander Rawalpindi Corps Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar, a large number of serving and retired officers and soldiers attended the ceremony.

COAS, installs, Lt Gen Anwar Ali Hyder, NLI Regiment, Colonel Commandant

Upon his arrival, the COAS laid a floral wreath at martyrs’ monument.

The COAS appreciated the contributions and sacrifices of NLI Regiment for the defence of motherland.

COAS, installs, Lt Gen Anwar Ali Hyder, NLI Regiment, Colonel Commandant


NLI Regiment is one of the most decorated Regiments of Pakistan Army with numerous gallantry awards including two Nishan-i-Haider.

Imam-e-Kaaba, COAS agree to enhance peace among Ummah

Earlier on Monday, Imam-e-Kaaba Shaikh Abdul Elah Al-Juhani called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and both the leaders agreed to boost efforts for peace among Muslim Ummah.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, Imam-e-Kaaba stressed the need for boosting efforts to enhance peace and harmony in the Muslim world.

During the meeting, Imam-e-Kaaba Sheikh Dr Abdullah Awad Al Juhany said expressed that Pakistan has a momentous place in the Muslim Ummah and appreciated the country’s positive role for regional peace and stability.

The ISPR further said that both the leaders expressed satisfaction over the brotherly relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.




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