We won’t allow anyone to misinterpret our action, says COAS Qamar Bajwa
RISALPUR (92 News) – The passing out parade of 138 GD (P), 84 Engineering, 94 Air Defence, 19 Admin & Special Duties and 3rd Logistics courses was held at PAF Academy, Asghar Khan on Monday.
Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa was the chief guest on the occasion. On his arrival at the Academy, he was received by Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force.
Addressing the passing-out parade, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that they will not allow anyone to misinterpret their action.
The COAS said that armed forces are ready to deal with any internal and external threats and aggression.
He said that peace and stability guarantee the solidarity and progress of the country. “The enemy whether small or big will suffer an irreparable loss if it dared any misadventure,” he warned.
Gen Qamar Bajwa said that the world has not acknowledged their sacrifices.
A total of 129 aviation cadets, including five cadets from Royal Saudi Air Force, one from Royal Jordanian Air Force and six lady cadets were graduated on the occasion. The chief guest awarded branch insignias to the graduating cadets and also gave away trophies to the distinction holders.
The chief guest awarded Quaid-e-Azam Banner to No 3 Squadron, the new Champion Squadron of the Academy.
Chief of the Air Staff Trophy for best performance in Flying Training was clinched by Aviation Cadet Sergeant Mohid bin Shahbaz, while the coveted Sword of Honour for Overall Best Performance in College of Flying Training was awarded to Aviation Cadet Academy Under Officer Muhammad Ashad Amir.
The Chief of the Air Staff Trophy for best performance in Engineering was clinched by Aviation Cadet Sergeant Ammar Murtaza; whereas, the coveted Sword of Honour for Overall Best Performance in College of Aeronautical Engineering was awarded to Aviation Cadet Wing Under Officer Mohammad Hamza.
The ceremony was witnessed by high-ranking military & civil officials, diplomats, foreign dignitaries and a large number of guests of graduating cadets.
Meanwhile, COAS Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa visited family of Naib Subedar Muhammad Nadeem martyred by Indian shelling in Rakh Chikri Sector along LoC on September 29 at Village Chah Ganja, Jhelum.
He came under fire while assisting evacuation of civilians who had also been injured due to Indian firing.
The COAS laid a wreath at his grave, offered Fateha and interacted with the brave family.
The COAS said that Naib Subedar Nadeem has lived up to commitment of Pakistan Army by laying his life while protecting innocent brothers who are being cowardly targeted by the Indian Army along the LoC.