RAWALPINDI : Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday visited Gujranwala and inaugurated Burraq Combat Skills Training Complex (BCSTC) aimed at enhancing the mechanised elements crew proficiency in overcoming obstacles encountered during offensive operations.

Gen Bajwa was briefed on operational, training and administrative matters of the Central Command Formations, Inter-Services Public Relations Director General Major General Babar Iftikhar said in a tweet.

The army chief appreciated operational readiness of the strike formation and high morale of troops.

He also witnessed integrated training of the strike formation. All elements, including Armoured, Artillery, Engineers and Mechanised Infantry, demonstrated operational combat worthiness.

Mangla Corps Commander Lieutenant General Shaheen Mazhar Mehmood and Gujranwala Corps Commander Lieutenant General Syed Asim Munir were also present on the occasion.

Published in Dawn, September 17th, 2020