COAS pays farewell visit to Karachi

KARACHI: As part of his farewell tour, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Shareef visited Karachi and addressed officers and soldiers of Karachi Corps and Sindh Rangers and lauded them for their significant successes in improving security situation of Karachi and interior Sindh. 

He said that life has returned to Karachi and business activity has picked up with its huge contribution to revival of national economy, said an ISPR press release.

Any designs of enemies of Pakistan to keep the metropolitan on the boil have been blunted and the gains can not be allowed to reverse, the COAS emphasised.

Integrated with the Provincial Govt, our efforts to help build the capacity of civil Law enforcing institutions must continue for sustainable peace, said COAS.

The COAS also appreciated all ranks for maintaining vigilance along the international borders.

He specially acknowledged the delivery of social services by Army and Rangers to the residents of remote areas and desolate deserts of Sindh in disasters and crises situations. The COAS exhorted all ranks to focus on their professional pursuits and keep our best soldiering traditions.

The COAS also addressed the business community who expressed their gratitude for Pakistan Army for restoring law and order in the city.