ABBOTABAD, Pakistan: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has emphasized that Pakistan Army will continue its efforts to eliminate the menace of terrorism and to ensure that the borders remain secure.
In his remarks on Wednesday at the opening session of special two days long Baloch Regiment Conference being held at Baloch Regimental Center Abbottabad, the COAS said that fight against terrorism demands the highest standards of faith, professionalism and perseverance in the service of the nation.
The COAS also lauded the proud traditions and contribution of Baloch Regiment which is one of the most decorated regiments of army due to sterling performance over the years.
General Bajwa praised the sacrifices of the Shuhuda and assured their families that Army will never forget those who gave their blood to defend and strengthen the nation.
The Army Chief also laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhuda to pay homage to martyrs of Baloch Regiment for laying their lives for defence of motherland.
Meanwhile, the COAS was presented the honour and ranks of Colonel in Chief of Baloch Regiment.
The Commander 10 Corps Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza, and a large number of serving and retired General officers of Baloch Regiment including the former COAS General Mirza Aslam Beg, General Ashfaq Pervez Kiyani and former Chairmen Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Committee General Tariq Majid and General Rashid Mehmood were also present.