• Fighter aircraft of Pakistan Air Force and contingent of Royal Saudi Land Forces also participated in the exercise.
  • Army chief says such exercises enhance confidence for exploiting their optimal combat potential.
  • Pakistan Army is ready to take on any challenge confronting defence and security of Pakistan: COAS.

(Karachi) Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited strike corps during its winter collective training in Bahawalpur on Thursday, a statement issued by ISPR stated.

The army chief witnessed training exercise for conduct of transfrontier offensive operations.

Fighter aircraft of Pakistan Air Force and contingent of Royal Saudi Land Forces (RSLF) also participated in the exercise, the ISPR statement added.

On the occasion, the COAS displayed high standards of training displayed by all participants, including the PAF. The army chief especially hailed participation and display of high standard of training by the RSLF contingent, the statement maintained.

“Strike Corps of Pakistan Army have decisive role during the war. Such exercises enhance confidence for exploiting their optimal combat potential," the army chief said.

Bajwa said, “Pakistan Army, from soldiers to generals, is a well trained and battle hardened cohesive force ready to take on any challenge confronting defence and security of Pakistan."

Senior Corps Commanders, Inspector General Training and Evaluation, Commander Army Air Defence Command, senior officers of PAF and RSLF Deputy Commander Major General Ahmed Bin Abdullah Al Moqrin were also present on the occasion.