Army chief lauds soldiers’ professional prowess

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday visited the Sialkot garrison and received a briefing on the current situation at the working boundary with India.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief appreciated the troops’ operational preparedness during the visit. General Qamar Javed Bajwa also commended their morale, professionalism and resolve to defend the motherland, said ISPR.

Earlier on his arrival, the army chief was received by Corps Commander, Lieutenant General Asim Munir, According to the military’s media wing.

Earlier, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Bahawalpur Corps and lauded the Pakistani military’s snipers’ for their commendable marksmanship skills.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Qamar Javed Bajwa was briefed on operational, training and administrative matters of Bahawalpur Corps.

During the visit, the Army Chief witnessed snipers’ training of soldiers who demonstrated successfully shooting targets at long ranges as far as 1500 meters. COAS Bajwa also interacted with officers and the soldiers and appreciated their professional prowess and high morale.

“COAS Bajwa particularly congratulated trainers for optimum utilization of Extreme Long Range facility developed to train high-quality marksmen and snipers who are proving decisive in today’s battlefield environment,” the ISPR added.