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Army Chief visits Thar to witness ongoing training exercise ‘Jidar-ul-Hadeed’


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

15th Feb, 2021. 11:25 pm
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Army Chief visits Thar Desert
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Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has on Monday visited the training area in Thar Desert near Chho and witnessed the ongoing training exercise ‘Jidar-ul-Hadeed’. 

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Pakistan Army troops have been undergoing this exercise under strenuous field conditions for over two weeks which will culminate on 28th February.

While lauding the standard of training of participating troops, COAS expressed his complete satisfaction over operational preparedness and combat readiness of the formation.

“Vigorous training and highest standard of preparedness in peacetime are the only guarantors of peace, Army Chief emphasized.

Earlier in a day, Pakistan Army has organized free medical camp and Eye Surgical Camp from 3-15 February in far-flung areas of Cholistan.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), special teams of doctors with the support of the district established medical camps in the areas of Ahmed Pur East, Chanan Pir, and Din Garh. These camps operated special mobile services for the local people.

Pak Army’s media wing further announced that the Mobile health unit had lab and X-Ray facilities as well.

Moreover, laser procedures were also provided by the team for the treatment of cataracts. Free eye checkups were conducted and free glasses were distributed as well.

Apart from that, ISPR further stated that More than 500 free surgical laser procedures were conducted and 4500-5000 people were treated and provided glasses during the activity.

Above all, ISPR announced that such camps will be established regularly throughout the year for the people of the Cholistan and all such areas.

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