Cholistan Desert visit: COAS Bajwa updated on Zarb-e-Hadeed exercise

On Friday, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that outstanding training and commitment enhance the operational capability for effective response to all threats and challenges.

According to a statement issued by the Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), the COAS visited field training area in Cholistan Desert where he was updated about conduct modalities of 2 weeks long Corps level exercise Zarb e Hadeed.

The exercise aimed at enhancing operational preparedness of formations by creating synergy among Infantry, Mechanized Forces, Combat Aviation, Surveillance platforms, Army Air Defence and Artillery while operating within defensive Operation cycle of a Corps.

The troops and units participating in the exercise displayed great degree of professionalism and cooperation while conducting offensive and defensive maneuvers in different phases of the exercise.

Appreciating dedication and professionalism of participating troops, COAS expressed complete satisfaction over combat readiness and training standards of Bahawalpur Corps.

After that, COAS visited Logistic installations of Bahawalpur Corps and appreciated the engineering skills and maintenance standards.

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