Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha paid a visit to the Line of Control (LoC), on Saturday, Aug 1.
The director-general of Inter Services of Public Relations (ISPR), on social media, shared a brief account of COAS’s visit.
According to DG ISPR, COAS visited troops deployed on frontlines along LOC in Khuiratta Sector. He spent time with troops on Eid day, commended their high morale, operational readiness, and continuous vigil being maintained along the LOC.
While interacting with troops, COAS said that Eid-ul-Azha epitomizes the essence of unconditional sacrifice. No one understands this spirit of sacrifice better than a soldier. Let us also reiterate our pledge to always stand by our Kashmiri brethren braving Indian atrocities for their right of self-determination despite all odds.
COAS also added that we are aware of the enemy’s design to destabilise our country and this region. Pak Army is fully prepared and capable of thwarting any such covert or overt undertakings
COAS Bajwa also visited AFIC and NIHD & performed earth breaking of NEPCARD where indigenous research on heart diseases will be carried out including their preventive measures.
Appreciating contributions of Army Medical Corps, COAS said that AFIC & NIHD being the state of the art facility is providing high-quality medical care at the National level.
COAS especially lauded the contributions of doctors and healthcare workers as frontline soldiers against COVID-19 pandemic.
COAS visited troops deployed on frontlines along LOC in Khuiratta Sector. COAS spent time with troops on Eid day, commended their high morale, operational readiness & continuous vigil being maintained along the LOC. While interacting with troops, COAS said that Eid-ul-Azha (1/5) pic.twitter.com/arGxGWgcAh— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) August 1, 2020