The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir visited Sialkot Garrison on Wednesday.
Upon arrival, the COAS laid floral wreath at Martyrs’ Monument and paid rich tribute to the Shuhada who sacrificed their lives for the pride, honor and dignity of the nation.
COAS said, “The martyrs have been promised the highest abode in the life hereafter and shall continue to maintain the highest levels of respect amongst the people of Pakistan. The State of Pakistan and armed forces will always maintain all Shuhada and their families in very high esteem and continue to honor them and their supreme sacrifices with utmost respect and dignity.”
The Army Chief said, “No one will be allowed to disrespect our shuhada and their monuments. They are a source of inspiration and pride for the rank and file of the armed forces, law enforcement agencies, government officials and the people of Pakistan.”
General Asim Munir underscored that recently planned and orchestrated tragic incidents will never be allowed again at any cost.
The COAS reassured the ranks and files that all those responsible for bringing shame to the nation on Black Day of 9th May would certainly be brought to Justice.
The COAS appreciated under command formations for their hard work, devotion, high morale and professionalism.
During his interaction with officers and troops, the COAS stressed upon maintaining focus on army’s professionalism and preparedness to deal with complex internal and external security challenges including propaganda warfare.
Earlier on arrival, the COAS was received by the Commander Gujranwala Corps.