RAWALPINDI: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) spent second day of Eid with troops deployed on the Western border at Timergara Lower Dir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
COAS was briefed on the security situation and measures being undertaken to ensure effective mgmt of Pak-Afghan international border. While interacting with troops, COAS appreciated their vigilance, preparedness and high state of morale. COAS said that terrorists would never be allowed to disturb the hard earned peace in these areas. Pakistan Army and LEAs will do whatever it takes till the job is fully accomplished. He paid rich tributes to Shuhada who have rendered supreme sacrifices for defence of the country. COAS also lauded the troops for their contribution in aid of civil administration to control the COVID19 pandemic and directed strict adherence to SOPs/ precautions in this regard.
Earlier on arrival, COAS was received by Corps Commander, Lieutenant General Nauman Mahmood.