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RAWALPINDI, Dec 25 (APP):Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa joined the Christian community at Christ Church, Rawalpindi to take part in the Christmas celebrations, said a press release issued here by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Tuesday.
The congregation welcomed the COAS and thanked him for sharing the festivity. He wished Merry Christmas to the entire Christian community in Pakistan. He acknowledged the role of Christian brethren not only towards creation of Pakistan but also for their contributions towards its progress.
The COAS appreciated the role of various institutions in the fields of education, health and public welfare being
managed by the Christian community across Pakistan. He especially acknowledged their contributions in defence of the motherland as part of Pakistan armed forces.