KHARIAN: Chief of Army Staff, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has exhorted all ranks to leave no stone unturned in their quest for professional excellence, which is the hallmark of Pakistan Army. Addressing Junior Commissioned Officers and Non Commissioned Officers, he said that primary objective of the Army is to protect the national frontiers and we could not afford to lower our guard.
He assured that the Army is ready to meet the full spectrum of challenges. The Chief of Army Staff said that all ranks of the Army must strive hard to attain the highest level of professional excellence, which is hallmark of the Pakistani soldier. General Kayani said that soldier is the backbone of our Army and all measures would be taken to improve the living standards of our soldiers, particularly the family accommodation.
Later, Chief of Army Staff visited the Corps Headquarters at Mangla where he was briefed in detail about operational preparedness, training and other matters relating to administration of the formation. He was also introduced to Staff Officers at the Corps Headquarters.-SANA