Pakistan Army chief spends Eid with troops along Afghan border

08:15 PM | 21 Jul, 2021
Pakistan Army chief spends Eid with troops along Afghan border

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa spent first day of Eid Al Adha with troops stationed near Pak-Afghan international border in Kurram District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).

While interacting with troops and sharing Eid greetings, COAS appreciated their high morale and unflinching resolve to defend the motherland, said ISPR in a statement.

He expressed complete satisfaction over operational preparedness of the formation and effective measures in place for border security.

The army chief lauded the formation for expeditious fencing in area of responsibility along Pak-Afghan international Border and reiterated Pak Army’s firm resolve to ensure security along our borders in the face of evolving challenges.

“We are ever ready to defend Pakistan against all the threats and at all costs”, COAS remarked.

General Bajwa also lauded the formation for rendering continuous assistance to civil administration in execution of ongoing projects for socio-economic uplift of the area including development of communication infrastructure, schools, hospitals and other efforts for rehabilitation of the local population.

Earlier on arrival, the army chief was received by Lieutenant General Nauman Mahmood; Commander Peshawar Corps.

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