Karachi (Staff Report/Agencies): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited the Thar Coal Project on Wednesday.
According to a press release issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief was given a detailed briefing on the progress of the pilot projects.
On this occasion, General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that the internal security situation of Pakistan has largely improved paving way for foreign investment.
“We will continue to play our part in ensuring secure environment for business and entrepreneurship in Pakistan by both local and foreign investors,” the COAS was quoted as saying.
Lieutenant General Tariq Khan (Retired), Managing Director Fauji Fertilizer Company received COAS upon his arrival.
The Chief of Army Staff also visited forward troops in Gadra Sector Sindh. He commended the operational preparedness and high state of morale of the troops.
General Bajwa said that Pakistan Army is fully committed to guarding the frontiers of the country. Lieutenant General Humayun Aziz, Commander Karachi Corps accompanied the COAS during the visit.
Earlier on Wednesday, the COAS visited the Army Air Defence Centre in Karachi.
During his visit, COAS appointed Lieutenant General Hamood Uz Zaman Khan as Colonel Commandant of the Army Air Defence Corps at a ceremony, a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations said.
The ceremony was attended by a large number of serving and retired officers and soldiers from Army Air Defence.
The army chief, during his visit, also appreciated the Army Air Defence Corps contribution in the war against terrorism, the ISPR statement said.