RAWALPINDI – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Thursday urged the graduating young military officers to equip themselves both mentally and physically to ensure the defence of motherland in the face of a growingly complex threat environment.
Addressing the convocation ceremony of 125th Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) Long Course at NUST, the army chief advised graduating officers while leading your men into combat, as young officers you must also inspire them by your knowledge, character, courage and competence.
He awarded degrees to the graduating officers and congratulated them, their parents and faculty for the hard work they have put in to groom the future officers. Degree of Shaheed officer Lieutenant Nauman Raza was received by his father Squadron Leader R Shaukat Raza.
Earlier on arrival at the NUST, General Raheel Sharif was received by Lieutenant General Ikram Ul Haq, IGT&E and Lieutenant General R Muhammad Asghar Rector NUST.