RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army conducted military drills in Rahim Yar Khan and Saleh Pat on Friday, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement.
According to ISPR, Corps Commander Karachi, Lt. General Humayun Aziz witnessed the drills and lauded the operational preparedness of the personnel and standard of the military exercises.
Troops from Karachi and Panu Aqil garrison participated in Field exercise.
Earlier this week, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa visited the Field Firing Ranges near Jehlum, Punjab today to witness a demonstration of the Chinese made state of the art VT-4 Main Battle Tank (MBT).
General Bajwa said that the capable machine will be tested in war-like situations after its induction into the infantry of the Pakistan Army and will be awarded an offensive role in strike formations.
While interacting with the officers and men, COAS Bajwa said that Pakistan Army is cognizant of emerging challenges and regional threats, ISPR reported.
“We are completely focused towards internal and external challenges to defence of the country and prepared with matching response against all threats to sovereignty, security and territorial integrity of Pakistan.”
COAS lauded troops for professionalism, operational readiness, and highest training standards to meet the challenges of modern-day battlefield requirements.