COAS inaugurates 100-bed hospital at Fauji Foundation


RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday visited Fauji Foundation in Rawalpindi, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
Upon arrival, COAS General Bajwa was welcomed by Fauji Foundation Managing Director (MD) Waqar Ahmed. On the occasion, General Qamar Javed Bajwa was given a detailed briefing on ongoing and future projects of the Fauji Foundation.
The COAS appreciated the performance and commitment of Fauji Foundation towards the provision of quality services and assured them of his full support in all its future endeavors. During the visit, the Army Chief also inaugurated a 100-bed hospital and Foundation University Institute School of Nursing.
Fauji Foundation (also known as Fauji Group), is basically a Charitable Trust founded in 1954 for the welfare of the ex-servicemen and their dependents.
It is incorporated under the Charitable Endowments Act 1890.
Earlier, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday visited a Logistic Installation in Rawalpindi, said in a statement of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).
According to the ISPR, COAS Qamar Bajwa was received by Chief of Logistic Staff Lieutenant General Azhar Saleh Abbasi and briefed regarding various facilities being developed, construction of new sheds and upgardation of existing infrastructure.
The army chief appreciated the capacity enhancement of depot, adopting modern procedures and performance and commitment of the depot in the provision of rations and other commodities at Rawalpindi station and complete Corps Area of Responsibilities (AOR).
On February 08, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Kharian Garrison to attend the ongoing War Game of the Central Command.
According to the ISPR, the army chief was received by Commander Central Command Lieutenant General Shaheen Mazhar Mehmood at Kharian Garrison, where he inspected the war game of the central command.
COAS Qamar Javed Bajwa commended the innovativeness of military planners to cope up with the mounting challenges and ensure the impregnability of the country’s defence.
“COAS also interacted with officers and appreciated their professionalism, operational readiness and commitment to defend motherland in the face of conventional and non-conventional threats,” the army’s media wing said.
The COAS also praised them for their high morale and indomitable spirit. – ISPR