Pakistan

Army chief appreciates troops combat readiness during LoC visit

  • COAS interacts with troops deployed along LoC in Chakothi Sector
Published April 27, 2022

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) on Wednesday and was briefed on the situation along the de facto border and the operational preparedness of the formation, the military’s media wing said.

The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement that Gen Qamar interacted with the troops deployed along LoC in Chakothi Sector and spent time with them.

"COAS appreciated their combat readiness and high state of morale," the ISPR quoted the army chief as saying.

Earlier on arrival at LOC, COAS Bajwa was received by Commander 10 Corps, Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza.

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