Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday visited Headquarters Special Service Group (SSG) Tarbela in connection with installation ceremony of their Colonel Commandant. Upon arrival, COAS laid the floral wreath at Martyrs Monument.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, Major General Abid Rafiq was installed as first colonel commandant of SSG.

Later talking to the guests including serving and retired officers and men of SSG, army chief hailed their unmatched contributions especially during counter-terrorism operations.

He said that SSG of Pakistan Army is the best special force of the world and they have proved it through professional performance and great sacrifices of their sweat and blood, the statement further added.