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COAS calls for countering misinformation, propaganda

15 Mar, 2022
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed satisfaction on induction of SH-15 Artillery Guns in Corps of Artillery during a visit to Lahore on Tuesday. Screengrab via Twitter/@appcsocialmedia
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed satisfaction on induction of SH-15 Artillery Guns in Corps of Artillery during a visit to Lahore on Tuesday. Screengrab via Twitter/@appcsocialmedia

RAWALPINDI. Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has stressed the need for collectively countering the misinformation being spread by the inimical forces, as such propaganda posed threat to national cohesion.

The army chief said this while addressing the induction ceremony of SH-15 Artillery Guns in Corps of Artillery during a visit to Lahore on Tuesday, read an Inter-Services Public Relations press release.

The COAS expressed satisfaction on induction of the “most modern weapons system” to meet the future battlefield challenges.

“Induction of these most modern guns with increased range, battlefield mobility and accuracy will assuredly enhance operational preparedness of Pakistan army,” he said.

Later, COAS Gen Qamar visited the Lahore University of Management Sciences.

On his arrival at LUMS, the COAS was received by LUMS Vice Chancellor Dr Arshad Ahmad Malik and faculty members. Interacting with students and the university faculty, the COAS appreciated the role and contributions of the varsity in preparing the future leaders of Pakistan.

The COAS said: “Pakistan is blessed with dynamic and talented youth. Human resource development, innovation and technological advancements are vital for progress.”