Pak army most battle-hardened in the world: General Bajwa

09:32 PM | 19 Sep, 2017
Pak army most battle-hardened in the world: General Bajwa
RAWALPINDI - Pakistani soldiers are the most battle-hardened army in the world and it is due to the highest standard of physical fitness, professionalism and motivation of the officers and men, said Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Gen Qamar visited Abbottabad and witnessed the final of 5th COAS Young Soldiers Inter Central Paces (Physical Agility and Combat Efficiency System) Championship at Baloch Regimental Centre.

He appreciated participants of the competition and trainers for achieving very high standards of physical fitness and professionalism, the communique added.

The army chief also awarded prizes to winners, the statement said and adding that a total of 532 contestants from 23 Regimental Centres participated in this event.

Earlier, upon arrival in Abbottabad, the COAS was received by Inspector General Training and Evaluation (IGT&E) Lieutenant General Hidayatur Rehman and Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza, Commander 10 Corps.