RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Monday visited exercise area around Kharian and Gujranwala.

He witnessed troops engaged in the ongoing Army Field Exercise, said ISPR in a statement.

Army chief was briefed in detail about objectives and conduct of the exercise from newly inducted hitech net enabled virtual war room. He later also witnessed field maneuvers at night.

Army field exercise is being conducted in Central and Southern Command to validate operational plans and enhance own preparedness.

Infantry and Mechanised columns of the Central Command with their requisite supporting troops and Punjab Rangers are carrying out the Exercise.

COAS appreciated the excellent standard of training, professional skills and high morale of the participating troops.

Comd Central Comd, Lt Gen Umar Durrani, Comd Gujranwala Corps Lt Gen Ikram Ul Haq and IGT&E Lt Gen Qamar Bajwa were also present.