COAS Inaugurates Newly Constructed Building of Cadet College Spinkai
General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff inaugurated a newly constructed state-of-the-art building of Cadet College Spinkai in South Waziristan Agency. While talking to the tribal elders and cadets, COAS said that the future of our country can only be secured through an educated and passionate youth. "It is imperative for us to raise their potential to the optimal level so that they can measure up to the onerous challenges facing us today and awaiting us in the coming times. This cadet college is one of the series of quality institutions being built in all remote areas of FATA and rest of the country to hone our bright children. This initiative will go a great length in propelling the local youth into professional colleges and changing lives of their families."
Paying tributes to the Army and valiant tribes for defeating terrorists, clearing them from their hideouts and sacrificing while standing alongside each other, COAS said that ‘the whole world recognises our contribution in fighting the terrorism menace and seeks to learn from our experience. Pakistan Army will continue to support the people of this area till completing the task of rehabilitation, reconstruction and complete transition to local civil administration’. COAS especially thanked the local tribes for donating land for the College and paid gratitude to UAE leadership for financing the project.
A Group of University and Madrassa Students Spend Time with Pakistan Army
A group of 60 students from Islamia University of Bahawalpur and 50 madrassa students and faculty members belonging to Madrass Jaamia-tul-Siddiqia, visited Bahawalpur cantonment to spend a day with Army on October 31 and November 6, 2017 respectively. The programme was organised by 31 Corps to familiarize the students with working of Army and introduce them to military equipment i.e., tanks, Armoured Personnel Carriers and small arms firing. The aim is to enhance the morale and motivation of Pakistan’s youth and build their confidence in Pakistan Armed Forces. The students also enjoyed the tank rides. The students and faculty members interacted with the Brigade Commander and other officers. Students displayed keen interest in the programme and commended the sacrifices and resolve of Pakistan Army officers and troops in the ongoing war against terrorism.
A Group of Students from Rawalpindi Spend a Day with Pakistan Armyy
A group of 400 students and faculty members from various universities, schools and colleges of Rawalpindi spent a day with Pakistan Army. The programme was specifically organized by Rawalpindi Corps to enlighten students about functioning of Pakistan Army, its organization and defence capability. The visitors laid wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada monument in Chaklala. Visitors were given demonstrations of the combat worthiness of troops through combat riding, unarmed combat and heli rapelling. The students were shown various military equipment and given experience of small arms firing. The students applauded the state of morale, commitment and professional competence of Pakistan Army and expressed their gratitude for being provided an opportunity to interact with Army troops.
Lt Gen Samolkin Alexie Nkolyevich, Deputy Commandant of Russian Federation Greater Forces Military Study Research Center with Lt Gen Nasser Khan Janjua, Commander Southern Command, during his visit to HQ Southern Command, Quetta.