‘Forces focused on defending borders’

Published December 3, 2023
COAS meets troops in Khairpur Tamewali on Saturday. — Photo by ISPR
COAS meets troops in Khairpur Tamewali on Saturday. — Photo by ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir on Saturday emphasised that the armed forces, with the support of the nation, are focused on defending the motherland’s frontiers against any threats.

General Asim Munir visited the troops in Khairpur Tamewali to witness the field exercise of the Bahawalpur Corps, according to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

While addressing the troops, the army chief stated, “Pakistan armed forces are focused on defending the frontiers of motherland against a full spectrum of threats with the support of the nation.”

During his visit, the COAS was briefed on the field exercise aimed at enhancing professional skills at various tiers and battlefield procedures required to meet future challenges in an operational environment.

The COAS witnessed integrated fire and battle manoeuvre of various elements, including armour, mechanised infantry, artillery, air defence, anti-tank guided missiles, duly supported by the Pakistan Air Force and combat aviation.

The army chief appreciated the training standards, operational preparedness, and morale of officers and troops. He directed troops to keep serving the nation with traditional zeal and passion.

Published in Dawn, December 3rd, 2023

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