Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani visited Bahawalpur Cantonment and Khairpur Tamewali today.
He visited various projects and facilities in Bahawalpur Cantonment. Later, COAS witnessed field firing exercise at Khairpur Tamewali. He appreciated the professionalism and dedication of the units involved in the exercise and lauded the standards achieved. Interacting informally with the troops, he emphasized the need for enhancing professional competence to meet all challenges including conventional wars and Low Intensity Conflict.
Earlier on arrival in the area, COAS was received by Corps Commander Bahawalpur Lieutenant General Naeem Khalid Lodhi.
General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Chief of Army Staff witnessing field firing exercise at Khairpur Tamewali near Bahawalpur. (4-3-2011) – Photo ISPR