COAS calls on President Mamnoon

ISLAMABAD, Dec 5 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain, Monday
congratulating General Qamar Javed Bajwa on his appointment as Army
Chief expressed confidence that armed forces would continue to
attain glory and supremacy under his sagacious leadership,
professionalism and expertise.

According to a President House statement, he was talking to the newly appointed Army Chief here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. The President said the country’s defence would become further impregnable under the professional acumen of General Qamar Bajwa.

The President commended the supreme sacrifices rendered by the
country’s armed forces in fight against terrorism and extremism and
noted with satisfaction that operation Zarb-e-Azb had greatly curbed
militancy and extremism in the country.

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He said National Action Plan would be fully implemented to restore complete peace and normalcy across the country.

General Qamar Javed Bajwa thanked the President for his good
wishes. He said armed forces were fully capable of defending the
motherland and would meet the nation’s expectations in safeguarding
the country’s frontiers by thwarting enemy’ nefarious designs.