Jhelum exercise: Army chief lauds preparedness of troops

The exercise is being conducted in the an overall framework of effectively repulsing enemy offensives


APP April 29, 2016
Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif inspects a weapon during his visit to the Pakistan Ordnance Factory in Wah on March 15, 2016. PHOTO: ISPR

RAWALPINDI:


Army chief General Reheel Sharif witnessed the exercise of a corps near Jhelum on Thursday.


The exercise is being conducted in the an overall framework of effectively repulsing enemy offensive through integrated application of artillery, air and combat aviation firepower, an ISPR news release stated.

COAS witnesses army manoeuvre exercise near Jhelum

Gen Raheel expressed satisfaction over the high standard of operational preparedness and appreciated the professional skills displayed by the participating troops.

Earlier on arrival, the COAS was received by Commander 30 Corps Lt-Gen Ikramul Haq and GOC 8 Division Maj-Gen Sarfraz Sattar. 

Published in The Express Tribune, April 29th, 2016.

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