COAS visits exercise area near Lahore, Kharian & Gujranwala

07 Nov, 2016 2:47 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif visited exercise areas near Lahore, Kharian and Gujranwala on Monday and witnessed troops engaged in the ongoing Army field exercise.

The army chief was briefed in detail about objectives and conduct of the exercise from newly inducted hi-tech net enabled virtual war room.

Lt Gen Qamar Bajwa IGT&E, Lt Gen Umar Durrani Commander Central Comd and Lt Gen Sadiq Ali, Corps Comd were also present.

Army field exercise is being conducted in Central and Southern Command to validate operational plans and enhance preparedness. Infantry and mechanized columns of the central Command with their requisite supporting troops and Punjab Rangers are carrying out the exercise.

Raheel Sharif appreciated excellent standard of training, professional skills and high morale of the participating troops.

Central Command Commander Lt Gen Umar Durrani, Gujranwala Corps Commander Lt Gen Ikram Ul Haq  and IGT&E Lt Gen Qamar Bajwa were also present.

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