RAWALPINDI: General Syed Asim Munir, COAS, visited Sialkot Garrison today, according to a press release by the Pakistan Army’s media wing, ISPR.
Upon arrival, the COAS laid a floral wreath at the Martyrs’ Monument, paying rich tribute to the Shuhada who sacrificed their lives for the pride, honor, and dignity of the nation. The COAS said, “The martyrs have been promised the highest abode in the life hereafter and shall continue to receive the utmost respect among the people of Pakistan. The State of Pakistan and the Armed Forces will always hold Shuhada and their families in high esteem, honoring their supreme sacrifices with utmost respect and dignity.”
The COAS further stated, “No one will be allowed to disrespect our Shuhada and their monuments. They serve as a source of inspiration and pride for the rank and file of the Armed Forces, Law Enforcement Agencies, Government officials, and the people of Pakistan,” the press release continued.
The COAS emphasized that the recently planned and orchestrated tragic incidents would never be allowed to happen again at any cost.
The COAS reassured the ranks and files that all those responsible for bringing shame to the nation on the Black Day of 9th May would certainly be brought to justice.
The COAS expressed his appreciation for the under-command formations, commending their hard work, devotion, high morale, and professionalism.
During his interaction with officers and troops, the COAS stressed the importance of maintaining focus on the Army’s professionalism and preparedness to address complex internal and external security challenges, including propaganda warfare.
Earlier, upon arrival, the COAS was received by Commander Gujranwala Corps.