ISLAMABAD - Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has said that Pakistani armed forces have always upheld proud tradition of leading from the front regardless of the cost.

According to ISPR, Army Chief stated this during his visit to Pakistan Military Academy Kakul on Monday.

The visit was focused on reviewing the current training regime for cadets and PMA’s capacity enhancement projects including inauguration of 4th Pakistan Battalion.

COAS appreciated ongoing improvements in the training and administrative facilities for cadets.

Speaking on the occasion, COAS emphasised the need for future leadership to focus on their all round professional grooming.

COAS said that with an enhanced degree of professional ethos, pride and esprit de corps we can meet all challenges effectively and comprehensively.

During fight against terrorism, our officers have always upheld the proud tradition of leading from the front, regardless of the cost, COAS emphasized.

Earlier, on arrival at PMA, COAS was received by Lieutenant General Qamar javed Bajwa, IGT& E and Major General Nadeem Raza, Commandant Pakistan Military Academy.