RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif visited Kotri Ranges to witness field firing and the battle inoculation exercise of Karachi Corps on Wednesday, according to a press release issued by the government.
On his arrival, he was received by Karachi Corps commander lieutenant general Sajjad Ghani.
These exercises are aimed at training troops in various tactical operations under a battlefield environment. Fighter aircraft of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and armoured fighting vehicles of the mechanized division also participated in live firing maneuvers as part of the field firing.
The COAS commended the standard of training of the participating troops and lauded their skills. He specifically commended their precision and accuracy in engaging the targets and said that strenuous training along with strong vigilance are the only guarantors of peace.
Army chief Raheel Sharif took the opportunity to go over the resolve of the armed forces and stressed that the army will accomplish their mission of defeating “every threat to our motherland in accordance with the expectation of the people of Pakistan”.