RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif has said that high standard of training, professionalism and commitment to serve the motherland has been Pakistan Army’s hallmark.
“While we pay rich tributes to all our shaheeds and Ghazi brothers, we have to remain prepared to face potential challenges,” the COAS made these remarks while talking to officers and men of the Armoured Division named “Men of Steel” at Gujranwala Garrison.
While appreciating the role of armoured formation, Gen. Raheel Sharif said, being the spearhead of military punch, they have played pivotal role in defence of the motherland.
He said that Armoured corps maintains number of legendary units on its order of battle, who earned gallantry awards and accolades because of their successful operations in past wars.
The ceremony was attended by a large number of senior serving and retired officers, Junior Commissioned officers and men of the Armoured Division, Sialkot and Gujranwala Garrisons.
Earlier on arrival, Chief of Army Staff was received by Lieutenant General Tariq Khan, Commander Mangla Corps and Lieutenant General Salim Nawaz, Commander Gujranwala Corps.