Main of General of the Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa visited the Military College of Engineering (MCE) in Risalpur and highly appreciated the contribution of engineers during counter-terrorism operations, military said on Thursday.
It is reported by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). in statement that the army commander laid a wreath at the Shahouad monument and laid Fatehu on arrival at ICE Risalpur.
COAS was also informed about the training modules and various educational institutions in the MCE, including the School for Countering IED Explosive Ordnance (CEMS), combat and construction units.
He was told that CEMS, the government of in art training center, makes a phenomenal contribution for preparation of Pakistan Army, Pakistan Air Force (PAF), Pakistan Navy (PN), police and friendly countries.
“This training was key element for successful operations during the war against terror as it allowed manpower to search/identify IEDs planted by terrorists and clear/dismantle terrorist infrastructure and area clearance force protection”, military media said the wing.
Gen Bajwa also visited Structural Lab at MCE designed to test and check various standards of huge infrastructures.
He also met frame of Engineer Champion team of International PACE competition appreciated their professionalism and skills. “COAS assessed the corps of Engineers for their outstanding contributions during various operations, especially during counter-terrorism operations.”
ISPR later reported that General Bajwa visited the school. of Armored and Mechanized Warfare (SA&MW) Nowshehr.
COAS was briefed on aspects of training of school with focus on mechanized combat training regime according to future battle field requirements.
He opened a newbuilt training complex for Tank VT4 which will provide cutting-edge preparation system train armored officers and men on recently inducted one of the most powerful and modern fighting machines BT-4 tanks, in Pakistani army.
COAS also opened the Center of Superiority for Mechanized combat training that will enhance technical and tactical capabilities of pupils.
“COAS praised SA&MW for stay up to date with emerging future battlefield challenges and training of officers and men overcome new threats,” official statement has been read.