COAS Bajwa lauds Frontier Force’s contributions, sacrifices
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa here on Tuesday visited Frontier Force Regimental Centre, Abbotabad where he installed Lieutenant General Aamir Abbasi as Colonel Commandant of the regiment, said Inter-Services Public Relations.
According to a statement issued by the military’s media wing, COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa appreciated the contributions and sacrifices of Frontier Force for the defence of motherland during conventional as well as in war against terrorism.
Upon arrival the COAS laid floral wreath at martyrs monument to pay homage to the martyrs of the regiment.
Outgoing Colonel of Frontier Force Regiment Lieutenant General Ghayur Mahmood Awan, large number of serving and retired officers and soldiers attended the ceremony, read the statement.
Earlier, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on April 19 had visited Northern Light Infantry Regimental Centre, Bunji.
Lauding the sacrifices rendered by the soldiers of Northern Light Infantry Regiment, General Qamar Javed Bajwa had said that regiment had received various awards, including two ‘Nishan-e-Haider’, the country’s supreme military gallantry award.
According to the military’s media wing, COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa had pinned ranks to Lieutenant General Anwar Haider as Colonel Commandant of the regiment.