Visiting a newly developed Combat Reaction Training facility in the close vicinity of Lahore Garrison, the army chief said highest state of vigil was being maintained along Line of Control and Wagah Border and all along international borders.
He was given a detailed briefing on the purpose built environment / obstacles meant to impart module based all arms training to mechanized troops.
While talking to troops, he exhorted all commanders to lay more emphasis on combat readiness emphasising that training in peace time is the only guarantor of averting and winning war if imposed.
While expressing his complete satisfaction over operational preparedness of the Army, he said Pakistan can’t be coerced through any amount of malicious propaganda.
Earlier, the Chief of Army Staff also inaugurated Newly established Junior Campus of Garrison Academy, Lahore and attended their first school assembly.
It was a special moment as COAS visited the premises of the School where he was a student 44 years ago (March 1967 – 1972). A large number of students, faculty members and Lahore Garrison Education System Staff were present on the occasion.
He was accompanied by Commander Lahore Corps Lieutenant General Sadiq Ali.