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SSG best special force of the world, says army chief

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday said the Special Service Group (SSG) of the Pakistan Army has proved itself as the world’s best special force through its professional performance and great sacrifices. Speaking at a ceremony held at the SSG headquarters in connection with the appointment of its first colonel commandant, the army chief hailed the force’s unmatched contributions especially during counter terrorism operations, according to a statement issued by the Inter Services…

PM Abbasi appreciates SSG efforts against terrorism

RAWALPINDI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday visited Special Service Group (SSG) headquarters at Cherat. According to Inter Services Public Relations, PM Abbasi was briefed about SSG organization and its capabilities and performance. SSG demonstrated few of its skills and operational capabilities. While addressing officers of the SSG, PM Abbasi wholeheartedly appreciated performance of the elite force and its contributions during the ongoing effort…

COAS stresses on collective response to eliminate terrorism

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday said that terrorism is a menace that requires collective response. He made these remarks during a visit to the training centre of the army’s elite commando unit, Special Services Group (SSG) at Terbela. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)’s statement, COAS General Bajwa said that Pakistan Army has vast experience of counter terrorism operations as well as modern training facilities and is happy to play a part in enabling…