Rawalpindi (Web Desk): President Dr Arif Alvi has acknowledged the Pakistan Army's unparalleled contribution and sacrifices rendered towards the external and internal security of Pakistan, the military’s media wing said on Wednesday.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the president's comments came during a meeting with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi.
The ISPR statement said that the president and the COAS discussed regional developments and matters of national security during the meeting.
“The president was apprised of the army's operational preparedness and a briefing on cyber security by the Communication and Information Technology Branch was also given to him, the statement added.
The military's media wing said that the president commended the army's prowess in the field of information technology and coordination mechanisms with other stakeholders.
Earlier, upon arrival at the GHQ, COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa received President Arif Alvi.
The president was presented Guard of Honour and he also laid floral wreath at Martyrs Monument and offered fateha.
The president had also laid a floral wreath at the Martyrs Monument and offered prayers, the ISPR statement said.