RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has urged on Tuesday the nation and all state institutions to function in the best interest of Pakistan, ISPR reported.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), , COAS appreciated high morale and standard of training while interacting with Mangla Corps troops.
He said that despite our commitments on western border and internal security duties we cannot remain oblivious of perpetual conventional threat which demands high standards of training and operational readiness.
Talking about challenges being faced by Pakistan, COAS quoting founder of the nation Quaid-e- Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah said that no power can undo Pakistan and for this purpose nation and its state institutions shall continue to cohesively perform in best interest of the country.
“We have come a long way in responding to the challenges and InshAllah Pakistan is bound to rise. The only thing needed is to stay steadfast and remain united as a nation” COAS emphasised”.
Upon arrival at Mangla, COAS was received by Commander Mangla Corps Lieutenant General Azhar Saleh Abbasi. Inspector General Training and Evaluation Lieutenant General Hidayat Ur Rehman was also present on the occasion.