Rawalpindi, October 10 2016: General Raheel Sharif chief of army staff visited Pakistan Military Academy Kakul today. The visit was focused on reviewing the current training regime for cadets and PMA’s capacity enhancement projects including inauguration of 4th Pakistan Battalion. COAS appreciated ongoing improvements in the training and administrative facilities for cadets. Speaking on the occasion, COAS emphasised on the need for future leadership to focus on their all round professional grooming. COAS said that with an enhanced degree of professional ethos, pride and esprit de corps we can meetRead More
Rawalpindi, October 9, 2016: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen. Raheel Sharif visited frontlines troops deployed along the line of control (LOC) in Haji Pir Sector today [Sunday]. COAS Gen. Raheel was given detailed briefing by the local formation commander on operational preparedness of the units and formation. Speaking on the occasion , Gen. Raheel showed his complete satisfaction over high state of morale, operational preparedness and vigil being maintained by troops along the LOC. Earlier on arrival, COAS General Raheel Sharif was received by the Corps Commander, Lieutenant General MalikRead More
NORTH WAZIRISTAN AGENCY, 04 JULY, (DNA) – Senator John McCain, Chairman of US Senate Arms Services committee, accompanied by a congressional delegation including senator Lindsey Graham and senator Joe Donnelly Monday went to North Waziristan Agency to visit areas cleared of terrorists in Operation Zerb-e-Azb. Having seen firsthand, the erstwhile hide outs and communication infrastructure, been cleared of terrorists, the delegation was highly appreciative of Pak Army’s accomplishment of cleansing the entire area of North Waziristan right upto Pak-Afghan Border. Senators also commended the rehabilitation work being carried out byRead More
RAWALPINDI, 02 (DNA) – A day-long Formation Commanders’ Conference, presided over by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif, was held at General Headquarters on Thursday. The conference was attended by Corps Commanders, Principal Staff Officers and all Formation Commanders, an ISPR news release said. The participants were given comprehensive briefing on prevailing internal and external security situation of the country. They also held exhaustive discussion on professional matters. The COAS in his address while underscoring multiple and complicated challenges faced by Pakistan, expressed his optimism saying that PakistaniRead More
RAWALPINDI, 20 APR (DNA) – Chief of Defence General Staff (CDGS), Italian Armed Forces General Claudio GRAZIANO on Wednesday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif at General Headquarters. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), matters of mutual interest including regional security situation and measures to further enhance defence collaboration between both the countries came under discussion. Chief of Defence General Staff, Italian Armed Forces appreciated successes of operation Zarb-e-Azb and efforts of Pakistan for regional security. DNA
Helicopter crash survivor Ambassador Emilian unfolds facts Says it is a miracle to be safe and sound after the crash; shares agonizing moments when chopper was coming down; praises military and civilians for rescue operations; prays for the victims ISLAMABAD, May 12 (DNA) –Ambassador of Romania Emilian Ion, who survived miraculously in Naltar helicopter crash, has said it is a miracle that he is alive today keeping in view the way his helicopter crashed.