Saudi CGS lauds Pakistan Army's professional excellence

General Fayiadh praises high training standards of PMA Kakul during a passing out parade, says ISPR


News Desk October 09, 2021
Usman Anwar From Balochistan receiving Sword of Honour. PHOTO: ISPR

The Chief of General Staff (CGS) of Royal Saudi Armed Forces, General Fayiadh bin Hamed bin Raged Al-Rowaily on Saturday praised Pakistan Army for its professional excellence that testifies the high standards of training being imparted at Pakistan Military Academy (PMA), a statement from the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

He made these remarks while addressing the passing out parade of cadets of 144th Long Course, 63rd Integrated Course, 33rd Technical Graduate Course, 3rd Basic Military Training Course and 18th Lady Cadets Course held at PMA Kakul.

According to military’s media wing, the ISPR, cadets from Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Sri Lanka were also among the passed out cadets.

General Fayiadh was the chief guest on the occasion. He reviewed the parade and distributed awards among the distinguished cadets.

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The statement said that the coveted Sword of Honour was awarded to Battalion Senior Under Officer Usman Anwar, President's gold medal to Battalion Senior Under Officer Hamza Nazir, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Overseas gold medal to Senior Under Officer Wanasingle Arachchige Shanuka Mihirange Pieris from Sri Lanka, Commandant's Medal awarded to Junior Under Officer Rafid Abdullah Q Al-Junaid from Saudi Arabia and Chief of Army Staff Cane was awarded to Course Under Officer Waqar Muhammad from 33rd Technical Graduate Course and Course Under Officer Hassan Abrar from 63rd Integrated Course while Commandant’s Cane was awarded to Course Under Officer Hina Bokhari from 3rd Basic Military Training Course and Course Under Officer Hoor Fatima from 18th Lady Cadets Course during the ceremony.

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Addressing the ceremony, General Fayiadh congratulated the passing out cadets and their parents for successful completion of training and commissioning into service.

ISPR further said that the Saudi CGS praised Pakistan Army for its professional excellence that testifies the high standards of training being imparted at PMA, the premier training institution of the country.

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