Lahore Garrison Shooting Gala 2017
Lahore Garrison Shooting Gala 2017 concluded at the newly built Lahore Garrison Shooting Gallery (LGSG) in a graceful ceremony. Commander Lahore Corps Lt General Sadiq Ali was the Chief Guest on the oceassion.
Pakistan Army has established LGSG, which is spread over 20 acres of land, with a unique aim to provide multiple services ranging from patronizing and encouraging shooting sport to grooming young shooters in the country. The Gallery is equipped with modern ranges and gadgets of international standard and it can be used for national and international shooting competitions.
The LGSG will patronize long range shooting in the country and provide a platform for armed forces, civilians, and educational institutions as well. It will help to promote the sport of shooting with the provision of qualified instructors and coaches to train upcoming youngsters inspiring to become future shooters.
As many as 400 shooters participated in various categories of the 3-day Gala. They demonstrated their skill, concentration, patience and excellent control over their weapons in various competitions.
Commander Bahawalpur Corps Views Progress of Census in Bahawalpur
Commander Bahawalpur Corps Lieutenant General Sher Afgun visited different areas of Bahawalpur city in connection with ongoing census. Speaking on the occasion, the Corps Commander said that ‘census is a national responsibility which is progressing smoothly due to good coordination between civil administration and Army authorities’.
Earlier, Corps Commander was given a detailed briefing in a Divisional Headquarters regarding the ongoing census. Corps Commander expressed his satisfaction on overall arrangements and commended the efforts of both civil and military departments to make the census operation a success in Bahawalpur region.