Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has emphasised the importance of air defence in today’s warfare and the need for continuous training and up-gradation of modern air defence weapon systems in view of the evolving threats.
He said this while visiting the headquarters of Army Air Defence Command on Tuesday, military’s media wing, the inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), said in a statement.
The army chief paid rich tribute to the supreme sacrifices of officers and men of Pakistan Army Air Defence and appreciated the training standards achieved.
The COAS was received by Commander Army Air Defence Command Lieutenant General Muhammad Zafar Iqbal upon arrival.
Meanwhile, Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman Dr Al Sheikh Mohammed Omar Ahmed Al Marhoon to Pakistan called on the army chief at GHQ, according to the ISPR.
During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security situation and partnership in various fields were discussed.