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Bahawalpur visit: COAS Bajwa lauds soldiers’ professional prowess

RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Bahawalpur Corps today (Thursday) and lauded 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 utilisation 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.

The Chief of Army staff also inaugurated the Soldiers’ Club at Bahawalpur Garrison for the welfare of troops and their families. Earlier on arrival, Corps Commander Bahawalpur Lt Gen Syed Muhammad Adnan received the army chief.

“Training is a vital part of every soldier’s professional development and must remain our hallmark to meet the challenges of the future battlefield,” COAS Bajwa concluded.

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