RAWALPINDI, Oct 26 (APP): Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel
Sharif on Monday said,”There cannot be a bigger
sacrifice for the motherland than one’s life or limbs.”
During his visit to Armed Forces Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine
(AFIRM) here, the COAS paid tribute to the sacrifices, valor and
determination of the soldiers, who were injured in the ongoing war
on terror. “Our Nation is proud of our war heroes,” he added.
The COAS assured that the nation and army would do everything
to bring comfort in their lives.
According to ISPR here, during his visit to AFIRM, the COAS was given
a detailed briefing on transformation of rehabilitation work and modern facilities at the institute with all sub-specialties available
under one roof.
The COAS appreciated the standard of facilities and care extended
by a team of dedicated doctors and paramedical staff of AFIRM and praised their effort.
General Raheel Sharif inaugurated a special Gym and Resettlement /
Vocational Training Department to improve their quality of life and integrate them in the society as useful citizens once again.
Earlier on arrival, the COAS was received at AFIRM by
Adjutant General Pakistan army, Lieutenant General Zamir ul Hassan
Shah and Lieutenant General Syed Muhammad Imran Majeed,
Surgeon General Pakistan army.