General Nadeem Raza, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, who is on official visit to Egypt, called on General Abdel Fattah Elsisi (Retd), President of Egypt. Matters of bilateral military cooperation including security, counter-terrorism and prevailing regional environment were discussed during the meetings.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Sialkot and Kotli. At Sialkot, COAS attended closing session of Corps level war game where he was briefed on planning parameters and conduct modalities of the exercise.
General Nadeem Raza, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, who is on official visit to Jordan, called on Major General Yousef Ahmed Al-Hnaity, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF). During the meeting, both sides deliberated upon various areas of interest including security, defence cooperation and prevailing regional environment.
His Excellency Mr Nong Rong, Ambassador of China to Pakistan called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), today. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, progress on CPEC and regional security situation including latest developments in Afghan Peace Process were discussed.
Rear Admiral Subhan Bakirov, Commander of Azerbaijan Naval Forces called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ, today. During the meeting matters of mutual interest including defence, training, security cooperation between both countries and overall regional security situation were discussed.
*UPDATE TRAIN INCIDENT* Relief camp has been established at incident site Cooked meal being provided to victims of train Incident. Army doctors and paramedics are providing first aid and necessary emergency medical care.
Update Train Incident: Relief and rescue efforts are in progress by Army, Pakistan Rangers troops Army Urban SEARCH & Rescue team carrying Disc cutter, Hydraulic spreaders, life locators and search cameras specially flown from Rawalpindi busy in relief and rescue efforts. Rescue 1122 team from Rahim YAR Khan also part of rescue operation and frame cutting of train in progress to evacuate people inside boggies.
*Update Train Incident* Relief and rescue efforts are underway at incident site Army and Rangers troops reached incident site and carrying out relief and rescue operation. Military Doctor and paramedics along with ambulances moved from Pannu Aqil has also reached incident site.
An IED exploded near a military Check Post in Kaniguram, South Waziristan District. Resultantly, 1 soldier, Lance Naik Waqas Ahmed (age: 26 years, resident of Karachi) embraced shahadat.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited field training area near Kotli today. COAS was briefed about conduct modalities of a Corps level exercise ‘Taskheer-e-Jabal’.