Army to continue efforts to eliminate terrorism: COAS
From Our Correspondent
ABBOTABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa yesterday emphasized that Pakistan Army would continue its efforts to eliminate the menace of terrorism and ensure that the borders remain secure. This demands the highest standards of faith, professionalism and perseverance in the service of the nation, the COAS said while speaking at the opening session of a special two-day long Baloch Regiment Conference, being held at Baloch Regimental Center Abbotabad. The COAS was presented the honour and ranks of Colonel in Chief of Baloch Regiment. The COAS lauded the proud traditions and contribution of Baloch Regiment, which is one of the most decorated regiments of Pakistan Army due to sterling performance over the years. He praised the sacrifices of the Shuhada and assured their families that Army would never forget those who gave their blood to defend and strengthen the nation. The COAS also laid floral wreath at ‘Yadgar-e-Shuhada’ to pay homage to martyrs of Baloch Regiment for laying their lives for defence of motherland. Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza, Commander 10 Corps and a large number of serving and retired Gen officers of Baloch Regiment, including former COAS Gen Mirza Aslam Beg, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and former Chairmen JCS Committee General Tariq Majid and General Rashid Mehmood were also present.