Rawalpindi: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has assured that the armed forces will continue supporting the elected government in line with the law and the Constitutions. The Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa was addressing the event of a passing out parade of cadets held at Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) Kakul, Abbottabad.
The passed out cadets were of 142nd PMA Long Course, 32nd Technical Graduate Course, 61st Integrated Course, 16th Lady Cadet Course and 1st Basic Military Training Course. According to Inter-Services Public Relations, the cadets from Palestine, Maldives, Qatar and Sri Lanka were also among the passed out courses. Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa attended the event as the chief guest.
The army chief congratulated the passed out cadets on a memorable day after the completion of their training and said that they are going to become a part of an army which is known for its professionalism. The cadets have proven themselves eligible for a challenging profession, he added.
COAS said that Pakistan defeated terrorism and a five-time bigger enemy in February last year. Pakistan Army is the reflection of a prestigious nation and representing as the heirs of the martyrs of Pakistan.
Sometimes, you will get accountable for national security and prosperity after the completion of your duties. However, no one is answerable to anyone else in Pakistan. I take this as an honour that we are always available as a reliable and answerable institution before the nation.
In the time of need of the country and nation, we have presented ourselves for the best results. Although, Pakistan is a developing country the nation always stands by your side in a difficult time. It is your duty to meet their confidence by showing loyalty and passion. The nation's confidence in the armed forces is the result of sacrifices rendered by our ghazis and martyrs.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that the country paid a heavy price for peace and the armed forces will ensure its safety. He urged for strengthening the country's pillars in accordance with Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah's vision for an economic autonomous and ideological stable Pakistan.