RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Thursday urged the graduating young military officers of the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) to equip themselves both mentally and physically to ensure the defence of motherland in the face of a growingly complex threat environment.
The army chief made these remakes while addressing the convocation ceremony of 125th PMA Long Course at the NUST in Rawalpindi on Thursday, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
“While leading your men into combat, as young officers you must also inspire them by your knowledge, character, courage and competence,” the COAS said.
The COAS awarded degrees to the graduating officers and congratulated them, their parents and faculty for the hard work they have put in to groom the future officers.
Earlier on arrival at the NUST, General Raheel Sharif was received by Lieutenant General Ikram Ul Haq, Inspector General Training and Evaluation (IGT& E) and Lieutenant General Muhammad Asghar Rector NUST.