Gen Asim Munir stresses on mission-oriented training for excellence on battlefield
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir (NIM) visited the Corps Level Collective Training exercise of Strike Corps in Mangla.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the COAS met the troops participating in the exercise and commended their verve, operational efficiency and professionalism.
The exercise is aimed at validating offensive operational concepts. He witnessed an impressive display of complex manoeuvres undertaken, led by Armoured formation equipped with state of the art VT-4 tanks.
Army Chief highlighted the importance of combat readiness and mental agility to respond to multi-spectral threat paradigm. He dilated upon the significance of achieving synergy among various arms in view of rapidly changing threat environment. He also appreciated the proficiency gained in night operations.
COAS reiterated that only realistic, mission-oriented training in peacetime can guarantee excellence on the battlefield should the need arise.
Earlier on arrival, COAS was received by Commander Mangla Corps.
Sepoy Shahzeb laid to rest in Rawalpindi
The funeral prayer of sepoy Shahzeb was offered at his native town Tehsil Gujjar Khan, District Rawalpindi on Tuesday.
According to ISPR, Shaheed was buried with full military honour in Islamabad.
Sepoy Shahzeb, age 26 years, who embraced shahadat at general area Gharyoum, North Waziristan District.
Senior serving military officers, relatives and locals of the area attended the funeral.
Armed Forces of Pakistan stand resolute and committed to eliminate the menace of terrorism from the motherland at all costs.
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