Abbotabad: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday, while addressing the opening session of a special two day Baloch Regiment conference held at Baloch Regiment Centre Abbotabad has emphasised that Pakistan Army would continue its efforts to eliminate the menace of terrorism and ensure the safety of borders at all costs, adding that it demands the highest standards of faith, professionalism and perseverance in the service of the nation.
The COAS lauded the proud traditions and contribution of Baloch Regiment, which is one of the most decorated regiments of Army due to sterling performance over the years. The COAS was presented the honour and ranks of Colonel in Chief of Baloch Regiment.
He praised the sacrifices of the `Shuhada’ and assured their families that Army would never forget those who gave their blood to defend and strengthen the nation.
Gen Bajwa also laid floral wreath at `Yadgar-e-Shuhada’ to pay homage to martyrs of Baloch Regiment for sacrificing their lives for the defence of motherland.
Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza, Commander 10 Corps and a large number of serving and retired Gen officers of Baloch Regiment, including former COAS Gen Mirza Aslam Beg, Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and former Chairmen JCS Committee Gen Tariq Majid and Gen Rashid Mehmood were also present.