No one understands spirit of sacrifice better than soldier: Army chief

No one understands spirit of sacrifice better than soldier: Army chief
Rawalpindi: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa says Eid-ul-Azha epitomises the essence of unconditional sacrifice, adding no one understands this spirit of sacrifice better than a soldier, reported ISPR on Saturday.

According to military’s media wing, army chief stated this while interacting with troops during his visit in Khuiratta Sector along Line of Control (LoC).

COAS spent time with troops on Eid day, commended their high morale, operational readiness and continuous vigil being maintained along the LOC.

“Let us also reiterate our pledge to always stand by our Kashmiri brethren braving Indian atrocities for their right of self-determination despite all odds,” COAS said.

He further said, “We are aware of the enemy’s design to destabilise our country and this region. Pak Army is fully prepared and capable of thwarting any such covert or overt undertakings”.

COAS also visited AFIC and NIHD and performed earth breaking of NEPCARD where indigenous research on heart diseases will be carried out including their preventive measures.

Appreciating contributions of Army Medical Corps, he said that AFIC & NIHD being state of the art facility is providing high quality medical care at national level.

He especially lauded the contributions of doctors and healthcare workers as frontline soldiers against COVID 19 pandemic.