♦Information♦ ISPR now maintains @OfficialDGISPR as its single official account. Another @ISPR_Official earlier maintained has been merged/closed by ISPR into same. Now any other account with ISPR tag would be fake. COAS expresses his grief on sad demise of ex Air Chief, Air Marshal Asghar Khan, Retired. An iconic soldier who will be remembered for his historic contributions for laying foundations of a strong Pakistan Air Force. May Allah bless his soul-Amen. @OfficialDGISPR Assist Punjab Rangers in operations. Report suspicious activity / information related to terrorism in Punjab direct to Punjab Rangers on following.. Call: 04299220030/99221230 SMS: 03408880047 WhatsApp: 03408880100 Email: [email protected] Postal Address: Headquarters Pakistan Rangers Punjab. 33 Ghazi Road Lahore General Public is requested to report any suspicious activity in Punjab, Balochistan and Sind regarding terrorists at universal no 1135 and for KPK at 1125. These numbers can be dialed directly without any code from mobile or PTCL No.

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Rawalpindi - October 26, 2017: 

Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza, Commander Rawalpindi Corps visited Field hospital in Lipa sector to meet injured due to yesterday’s Indian firing. Later Commander also visited bereaved families of Sumaira Younis and Maryum who embraced shahadat due to Indian cease fire violations on  24 October.


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Rawalpindi - October 26, 2017: 

General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited PAF Base Mushaf Sargodha and witnessed ongoing multinational  exercise ACES meet 2017 at Air Power Centre of Excellence (ACE).

Other than Pakistan, contingents of  Royal Saudi Airforce and Turkish Airforce are participating in exercise where as 8 countries are participating as observers in 2 weeks long exercise started on 16 October.

COAS was briefed on ACE training facility and the scope of exercise which  is aimed at projecting mutual cooperation between the Air Forces and consolidate upon modern concepts especially in domain of Counter Terrorism Operations.

COAS thanked PAF for the opportunity to see the exercise and acknowledged PAF contributions / support in  fight against terrorism. COAS hailed operational readiness and professional expertise of the PAF.

Addressing at the occasion, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, said that the existing global  security scenario coupled with changing dynamics of warfare  calls up for enhance partnership among nations and their armed forces. He added that the establishment of PAF ACE was a strategic initiative for developing a unique institution to share with friendly air forces the rare experiences PAF has gained in counter terrorism operations. He further said that the air operations have to remain in sync with surface operations to make decisive gains on the ground.

Upon arrival at base; COAS was received by Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman. Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Abbasi, defence attachés of various countries and other senior officers from three services were present.


COAS with participants of ACES meet 2017 at Mushaf Base Sargohda

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Rawalpindi - October 26, 2017: 

Pakistan Motor Rally 2017 being organized by Pakistan Army which started on 21 October from Khunjrab reached South Waziristan Agency today on completion of its second segment. General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff(COAS) along with Governor KP Engineer Iqbal Zafar Jhagra  witnessed the rally and distributed prizes to the best racers of the second Segment.

COAS appreciated spirit of all participants and organizers to promote peaceful and soft image of Pakistan. General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that holding of such events in areas once affected by terrorism speak for results of our national sacrifices and efforts to bring back peace and normalcy. Such like events will promote adventure sports, show case tourism potential and cultural heritage of the country, COAS remarked.

Pakistan Motor Rally 2017 is planned in 4 segments with more than 300 jeeps, 500 Bikes and 150 vintage cars drawn from 23 motor clubs. The Motor Rally  kicked off from Khunjrab on 21 October passing through Gilgit, Islamabad, South Waziristan Agency, Quetta and Karachi will  culminate at Gawadar on 31 Oct covering more than 3000 Kms distance on routes/ areas which are relatively less explored and less developed.

A large gathering of local population and civil / military officials were present on the occasion  to witness this mega event.


COAS witnessing Pakistan Motor Rally 2017 2nd segment at Gomal Zam, SWA today

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