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COAS visits Sialkot, recollects memories

Updated February 02, 2017


LAHORE: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited 16 Baloch Regiment at Sialkot Cantonment where he was commissioned as 2/Lt.

According to the ISPR, both the COAS and his father have commanded this battalion.

The COAS spent the day with serving and retired soldiers and war veterans of the battalion who felt proud to see their officer as COAS.

Recollecting the memories, the COAS said that a unit was grooming place for soldiers as well as officers who undertook the challenges of professional life together.

“Taking inspiration from war veterans and their spirit of sacrifice, the Pakistan army has always measured up to the challenges and expectations of our nation”, he said.

Earlier, on arrival at Sialkot, the COAS was received by Corps Commander Lt-Gen Ikramul Haque.

Published in Dawn, February 2nd, 2017