Rawalpindi, November 23, 2016 (PPI-OT):As part of his farewell tour, COAS visited Karachi and addressed officers and soldiers of Karachi Corps and Sind Rangers today. He lauded them for their significant successes in improving security situation of Karachi and interior Sind. Life has returned to Karachi and business activity has picked up with its huge contribution to revival of national economy. Any designs of enemies of Pakistan to keep the metropolitan on the boil have been blunted and the gains cannot be allowed to reverse, COAS emphasised. Integrated with the Provincial Govt, our efforts to help build the capacity of civil Law enforcing institutions must continue for sustainable peace.
COAS also appreciated all ranks for maintaining vigilance along the international borders. He specially acknowledged the delivery of social services by Army and Rangers to the residents of remote areas and desolate deserts of Sind in disasters and crises situations. COAS exhorted all ranks to focus on their professional pursuits and keep our best soldiering traditions. Earlier on arrival he was received by the Corps Commander, Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar.
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