COAS appreciates operational readiness of troops deployed along eastern border

Published: March 14, 2018
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Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa. PHOTO: ISPR

Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa. PHOTO: ISPR

Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Bahawalpur Corps headquarters wherein he was given a detailed briefing on the operational preparedness of troops.

“COAS appreciated the Corps for keeping themselves well prepared for response against any threat on eastern border as per assigned tasks,” the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Wednesday.

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The military’s media wing quoted Gen Qamar as saying that ‘our commitments in sub conventional combat has not lowered our attention for response to conventional threat rather it has enhanced our confidence and made us battle hardened.’

Commander Multan Corps was also present [on the occasion], the ISPR added.

Pakistan has been facing a difficult situation on the Line of Control (LoC) in the wake of increasing Indian ceasefire violations and the country’s targeting of civilians.

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