Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday visited various setups of the Army Medical Corps (AMC) as part of his farewell visits.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Lieutenant General Nigar Johar, Surgeon General Pakistan Army accompanied the army chief during the visit.
The COAS also visited Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Rawalpindi and was briefed by Major General Muhammad Mohsin Qureshi Commandant CMH regarding state-of-the-art newly upgraded healthcare facilities.
Pak Army Media Wing ISPR further said that COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa was briefed that medical care has been planned as per international best practices and patient care is the focus of the hospital’s administration. Moreover, special counters have also been established for facilitating civilian and non-entitled patients.
The COAS was also shown a newly-established control room, established to impart training to doctors through live surgery process in an academic center, the ISPR added. The ISPR said General Bajwa also laid the foundation stone of a new training block of the Armed Forces Post Graduate Institute. Later, the outgoing army chief visited newly constructed soldiers’ guestrooms, the newly established Army Help Centre, and the upgraded facilities of the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology. The army chief appreciated the doctors and healthcare professionals of AMC for their selfless devotion to duty and monumental work.
Lauding the immense improvements being incorporated in healthcare infrastructure, the COAS said that quality healthcare for soldiers and their families is a cardinal feature of the army’s welfare regime and critical for the morale of troops, the ISPR added. Earlier on arrival at the CMH, the COAS was received by Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza, Commander Rawalpindi Corps, ISPR said.
Remember that Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa going to retire by 29th November 2022 and already a list of six senior Generals have been sent to Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif for the appointment of new COAS. Earlier defense Minister said that name of the new COAS will be revealed by Tuesday or Wednesday.
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