Lahore - A 350-member delegation of Lahore University of Management Science (LUMS) visited the Corps Headquarters at Lahore and met Corps Commander Lieutenant General Naweed Zaman on Tuesday, says a press release.

Talking to students, the corps commander said that youth is the hope and future of this country. He said that the sacrifices being rendered by Pak Army in the ongoing war against terror is meant to secure a peaceful environment to ensure a brighter future for them.

He emphasised the need for their whole hearted commitment towards attaining academic excellence as pursuance of education is the best way the students can defeat the forces of retrogression.  

Earlier, the students witnessed a demonstration by Quick Reaction Force to combat terrorists and commended the agility and fighting capability of the elements of Light Commando Battalion. They were also imparted technical know how in weapon handling and small arms firing skills. The students also visited the border area and commended the professionalism, dedication and resolve of Army officers and Jawans in defending the motherland. The day long programme culminated with flag lowering ceremony at Pak-India joint check post at Wagha.

The students were thrilled by smart turnout and bearing combined with immaculate drills by troops of Pakistan Rangers. On the conclusion of visit, the students thanked the Army high command for arranging the visit for them. The day-long programme ‘A Day Out with the Army’ has been specifically initiated on instructions of Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif to further enhance the morale, motivation and confidence of the youth.