RAWALPINDI (Pakistan Point News - APP - 01st Feb, 2017 ) : Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday visited 16 Baloch Regiment at Sialkot Cantonment, where he was commissioned as Second Lt. Both, the COAS and his father have commanded this Battalion, Inter Services Public Relations here stated. General Qamar Javed Bajwa spent the day with serving and retired soldiers and war veterans of the battalion who felt proud to see an officer of their Battalion as the COAS.
Recollecting the memories, the COAS said that a unit is grooming place for soldiers as well as officers who undertake the challenges of professional life together. "Taking inspiration from war veterans and their spirit of sacrifices, Pakistan Army has always measured up to the challenges and expectations of our nation" he said. Earlier, on arrival at Sialkot, the COAS was received by Corps Commander, Lt Gen Ikram Ul Haque. APP/ejz/azm