RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that despite the challenges, Pakistan is a strong, developing country in the world, the month of August reminds us of the eternal sacrifices for freedom.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Army Chief visited the Pakistan Military Academy Kakul and attended a ceremony of the 4th Pakistan Battalion as a chief guest.
Addressing the ceremony, the Army Chief said that this day is a milestone in the development of a great institution like the Military Academy. The Pakistan Military Academy is one of the best institutions in the world. The commitment to dedicate oneself to homeland is a symbol of fear for enemies, he added.
He lauded the Academy's role as the premier training institution of the Pakistan Army and commended the faculty and staff for maintaining high standards of training and grooming the young leaders that form the backbone of the army.
He said our hardworking youth are our pride and capital. In all challenges, the principles of faith, unity and discipline are the beacon. Pakistan Army is proud of its young officers who continue to lead their men from the front, he added.
COAS advised the cadets to remain abreast with the latest advancements in technology.
Army Chief said that Peace in Afghanistan is essential for the region, especially for the people of Afghanistan, adding we will continue to play our part in bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan.