The Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Nadeem Raza was installed as the Second Colonel in Chief of the Sindh Regiment and the Corps Commander Rawalpindi Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza was installed as the 13th Colonel Commandant of the Sindh Regiment in a ceremony held at the Sindh Regiment Centre in Hyderabad.
The Corps Commander Karachi Lieutenant General Muhammad Saeed and Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza pinned the badges of ‘New Colonel in Chief’ of Sindh Regiment to the Chairman JCSC General Nadeem Raza.
The Chairman JCSC General Nadeem Raza and the Corps Commander Karachi Lt General Muhammad Saeed pinned the badges of rank on the shoulders of Lt General Sahir Shamshad Mirza, to formally install him as the 13th Colonel Commandant of Sind Regiment.
The Chairman JCSC also laid floral wreath at the Yadgar-e-Shuhada and offered Fateha.
Speaking at the occasion, General Nadeem Raza lauded the performance of Infantry during war and peace.
The Chairman JCSC highlighted the challenges being faced by Pakistan Defence Forces and reiterated the need to work with full devotion and commitment to overcome these challenges.
General Nadeem Raza emphasised on officers and jawans to devote their wholehearted efforts in further honing their professional skills. He said that a professionally competent soldier would always overcome challenges with greater dignity and grace in the face of any test and advised them to make optimum use of training opportunity available to them.
A large number of serving /retired officers, Junior Commissioned Officers (JCOs) and soldiers of Sindh Regiment were also present during the ceremony.
Earlier, a smartly turned-out guard presented a guard of honour to the Chairman JCSC General Nadeem Raza.