Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday visited forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC).
The COAS was briefed on the situation along the LoC and operational preparedness of the formation said an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) news release.
The Army Chief interacted with the troops deployed along the LoC in Chakothi Sector and spent time with them.
The COAS appreciated the troops’ combat readiness and high state of morale.
Earlier, on arrival at the LoC, the COAS was received by Corps Commander Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza.
Last month, Gen. Qamar visited Punjab Regimental Centre Mardan and lauded the performance of all ranks.
Speaking on the occasion, he lauded the performance of all ranks of the Punjab Regiment during peace and war. He also paid rich tribute to the martyrs and their families for their supreme sacrifices.
The COAS appreciated the morale and highest standards of training and operational preparedness of the regiment and stressed the need to excel in professional pursuits in line with the latest trends. In the same month, he encouraged the youth of Balochistan to join law enforcement agencies and contribute to the security and stability of the area.