War games promote coordination: CJCSC

RAWALPINDI: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Nadeem Raza said that the war game exercises would promote coordination and greater interoperability amongst all services, thus offsetting any physical threat to territorial integrity.
The CJCSC on Wednesday attended the de-briefing session of war game “SHAMSHEER-E-BAHR-VIII” as Chief Guest at Pakistan Naval Ship Base Jauhar, Karachi where he was given a detailed briefing on the aim and objectives of the exercise, said an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) media release here received.
This exercise was aimed at tri-services operational drills and maneuvers against traditional and non-traditional threats with emphasis on improving synergy and jointness in operations at sea in a diverse maritime environment.
Speaking on the occasion, CJCSC highlighted the importance of war games in reviewing military strategy and refining its alignment with national security threats while exploring new concepts. Chairman JCSC lauded the participants and appreciated the efforts of Pakistan Navy in conducting the successful exercise in a befitting manner.
Earlier, upon arrival Chairman JCSC was received by Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi.
Earlier in July, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Corps Headquarters Mangla where was briefed about operational preparedness, training and administrative matters of the Corps. According to the ISPR, COAS Bajwa was also apprised of the ongoing Corps War Games aimed at evaluating operational plans in wake of the emerging battlefield challenges.
The top military commander lauded the performance and dedication of Strike Corps formations for undertaking innovative futuristic training.
Addressing the Garrison officers, COAS Bajwa highlighted regional environment and its implications on Pakistan’s security.
“We must stay abreast of the evolving situation and never lower our guard whatsoever,” he said. Speaking about Pakistan’s consistent support to Afghanistan peace process, COAS underscored the need for better management of the western zone with due focus on border security.
Referring to the national effort against coronavirus pandemic, Gen Bajwa commended all ranks for their all out support to civil administration in ensuring public safety and well being.
“However, we must continue to exercise max caution and follow relevant SOPs until the pandemic is completely over,” COAS remarked.
Earlier, upon arrival, COAS was received by Commander Mangla Corps Lieutenant General Shaheen Mazher Mehmood.–ISPR