Chief Of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Quetta Garrison as part of his farewell visits. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa Pays a Farewell visit to Quetta Garrison on Wednesday.
Upon his arrival, COAS Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa was received by the Corps Commander Lieutenant General Asif Ghafoor. He laid floral wreaths at the martyrs’ monument and interacted with officers and troops, the military’s media shared.
The Army chief appreciated the efforts and contributions of the corps and its formations towards peace and stability in the province, their assistance to the provincial government during the recent flooding, and socio-economic development.
Later, COAS General Bajwa also inaugurated Sheikh Muhammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Institute of Cardiology Quetta (ICQ), which is the first-ever cardiac facility of 120 beds established in collaboration with the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
UAE’s ambassador, the Urban Poverty Alleviation Programme’s (UPAP) director, the governor of Balochistan, and the chief secretary of Balochistan were also present on the occasion, as per the ISPR.
“COAS said that this cardiac institute will serve the population of Balochistan at Quetta and two more such facilities are also planned for Balochistan under the same project,” the statement read.
The Army chief also presented Sitara-e-Quaid-i-Azam to Director UPAP Abdullah Khalifa Saeed Al-Ghafeli on behalf of Pakistan’s President Dr. Arif Alvi.
General Bajwa also visited the Command and Staff College and the School of Infantry and Tactics. During these visits, the Army chief interacted with faculty and student officers.
Remember that COAS Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa going to retire by 29th November 2022 after six years of his service so he is paying Farewell visits to Pakistan Army Corps and HQs. Earlier Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited the Naval and Air Headquarters in Islamabad.
According to the military’s media wing ISPR On the arrival at Naval Headquarters, COAS was presented with Guard of Honor by a smartly turned-out contingent of the Pakistan Navy.