COAS witnesses manoeuvre of army's mechanised formation in Bahawalpur

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BAHAWALPUR: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visiting formations of Bahawalpur Corps during their winter collective training. – ISPR

BAHAWALPUR: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited formations of Bahawalpur Corps during their collective winter training, where he witnessed manoeuvre of mechanised formation of Pakistan Army, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

The manoeuvre of mechanised formation was part of Defensive Corps’ operations against conventional threat, the ISPR said in a statement. General Bajwa expressed his satisfaction on high standards of training and operational preparedness.

Interacting with officers and troops, the army chief appreciated their high morale, saying that Pakistan is a peace loving country and looks forward to peace within and peace without in line with the vision of the father of the nation.

The COAS said that a well-equipped, well-trained and professionally competent army deters war and guarantees peace. Pakistan Army is one such force which has become battle hardened through its combat experience against terrorism, he remarked.

Commander of Bahawalpur Corps and inspector general (IG) Training and Evaluation was accompanying the COAS on the occasion.

Later, the army chief also visited position of an infantry formation in Fort Abbas Sector along the eastern border.