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  • Army chief hails ties with China’s People’s Liberation Army

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday felicitated China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on its 90th founding day and expressed the hope that professional collaboration between the PLA and Pakistan Army would continue to expand to bring peace to the region in general and China and Pakistan in particular...

    “On this historic occasion, I convey deepest compliments from all ranks of Pakistan Army to all ranks...

  • Army chief condemns Taliban attack on Afghan army base

    Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday strongly condemned the attack on a Afghan army base in Mazar-i-Sharif, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)...

    The army chief "grieved on the loss of innocent lives and expresses solidarity with Afghan security forces and brotherly resilient Afghan nation", added the statement...

  • Brazil army chief hails Pak army's achievements in meeting with Gen Raheel

    BRASILIA: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel Sharif on Monday met Chief of the Joint Staff of the Armed Forces of Brazil Gen José Carlos de Nardi, who hailed the Pakistan Army's professionalism and operational achievements especially in ongoing counter-terrorism operations...

    According to a series of tweets posted by Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lt-Gen Asim Bajwa, Gen Raheel was presented a guard of...

  • Large-scale army exercises conclude, army chief expresses satisfaction

    BAHAWALPUR: Pakistan Army has concluded large-scale exercises in the Cholistan desert, with Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif attending the concluding phase of the maneuvers...

    Large scale defensive and offensive maneuvers were practiced by the participating troops"We have to remain ready for full spectrum of threats," said the army chief on the occasion, while commending the morale and battle readiness of the troops...

  • Pakistan Army wins gold in Exercise Cambrian Patrol held in UK

    ISLAMABAD: A team of Pakistan Army won the gold medal in the premier patrolling event of the British Army - Exercise Cambrian Patrol - beating around 140 teams from armies across the globe...

    The international patrolling exercise, an annual event organised and run by the 160th Infantry Brigade and Headquarters Wales, is both physically and mentally demanding and is a highlight in the British Army’s training calendar...

  • Pakistan and Kashmir inseparable: army chief

    ISLAMABAD: Kashmir once again took the centre stage in the troubled bilateral ties between Pakistan and India with Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif reminding Delhi that Kashmir was Pakistan’s ‘inseparable part’ after the Indians objected to the coming polls in Gilgit-Baltistan and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project...

    Speaking to participants of a course at the National Defence University on Wednesday, Gen Sharif said:...

  • IS footprints eliminated from Pakistan: army

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Army said on Thursday that the footprints of the militant Islamic State (IS) group had been eliminated from Pakistan...

    “They tried to [sneak] into Pakistan but failed and [were] apprehended,” Inter-Services Public Relations Director General (ISPR) Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa told reporters during a briefing...

  • After army chief's visit, Afghan president considers trip to Pakistan

    Afghan news agency Khaama Press reported Saturday that Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani is considering a visit to Pakistan in the near future after being extended an invitation by Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa during his recent visit to the country...

    Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Omar Zakhilwal had told news outlets that Ghani had been invited to Pakistan during a meeting with Gen Bajwa in Kabul last week...

  • Canadian-American family, kidnapped in 2012 in Afghanistan, recovered by Pakistan Army

    The Pakistan Army said on Thursday that it had recovered "safe and sound" a family of foreign hostages from the custody of a terrorist outfit after it received and acted on intelligence shared by the United States (US)...

    "US intelligence agencies had been tracking them and shared their shifting across to Pakistan on October 11, 2017, through the Kurram Agency border," ISPR said...

  • Pakistan Army describes freeing Canadian-American couple from terrorists

    The Pakistan Army said that the captors of a Canadian-American family held by a Taliban-linked group fled on foot after troops shot at their vehicle's tyres, as it offered a fuller account on Friday of the operation to rescue the hostages...

    American Caitlan Coleman and her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle, who were kidnapped while backpacking in Afghanistan in 2012 and had all three of their children in captivity, have left Pakistan...

  • Balochistan's development vital for growth of Pakistan, says army chief

    Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa while speaking to Baloch students in Rawalpindi on Thursday promised the army's support for development of Balochistan, stressing that the province's progress is vital for the growth of Pakistan...

    The army chief met a group of 173 students and their families at the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Directorate"Pakistan cannot succeed, Pakistan cannot develop if there is no...

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