Platinum Jubilee Reunion of 1st PMA Long Course was held today at Rawalpindi. General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) graced the occasion as chief guest. Paying rich tribute to the veterans of Ist PMA long Course for their great contributions, COAS said that they provided pioneer leadership to Pakistan Army. COAS said that Pakistan Army has established Army Institute of Military History (AIMH), where we are working to preserve our military history and veterans’ experiences which should be useful to younger generation of officers.
The Platinum Jubilee Reunion was attended by surviving members of 1st PMA Long Course and families.
The officers of 1st PMA Long Course joined PMA in Jan 1948 and 62 officers were commissioned on 4 Feb 1950 including Major Aziz Bhatti Shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider.