Army maintains highest state of vigil along LoC, WB, IB: COAS

ISLAMABAD, Sep 30 (APP): Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, expressing complete satisfaction over operational preparedness of the Army, on Friday said highest state of vigil is being maintained along Line of Control (LoC) and Working Boundary (WB) and all along International Border (IB).

“Any misadventure by our adversary will meet the most befitting response from Pakistan,” he said while talking to troops during his visit to a newly developed Combat Reaction Training facility in the close vicinity of Lahore Garrison.

He said Pakistan cant be coerced through any amount of malicious propaganda, according to an ISPR press release.

The COAS exhorted all commanders to lay more emphasis on combat readiness, emphasizing that training in peace time is the only guarantor of averting and winning war if imposed.

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He was given a detailed briefing on the purpose built environment/obstacles meant to impart module based all arms training to mechanized troops.

Earlier, the COAS inaugurated newly established Junior Campus of Garrison Academy, Lahore and attended their first school assembly.

It was a special moment as COAS visited the premises of the School where he was a student 44 years ago (March 1967 – 1972). A large number of students, faculty members and Lahore Garrison Education System Staff were present on the occasion.

He was accompanied by Commander Lahore Corps, Lieutenant General Sadiq Ali.