SIALKOT: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa Wednesday visited 16 Baloch Regiment at Sialkot Cantt, where he was commissioned as second lieutenant, DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said in a press release.

Both General Bajwa and his father have commanded this battalion. COAS spent the day with serving and retired soldiers and war veterans of the battalion. They were proud to see their officer as COAS.

Recollecting the memories, 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 sacrifice, Pakistan Army has always measured up to the challenges and expectations of our nation” he said.

Earlier, on arrival at Sialkot, COAS was received by the Corps Commander, Lt Gen Ikram Ul Haque.