Reminder of good old days, passing out 129 PMA Course at Kakul. Despite rain, clouds, COAS & PM landed, reviewed parade. Perfect parade, felt proud. Polio Campaign:Waziristan, the most affected area, followed by Khyber and a small area in Karachi. Need to join hands to save next generation. (Tweeted by DG ISPR @AsimBajwaISPR)

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Rawalpindi - April 23, 2014: 

Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif visited Swat today and inaugurated a post graduate college and a paramedical institute at Saidu Sharif.  These projects were completed by Pakistan Army Engineers as part of the post operation reconstruction phase under the UAE Pakistan Assistance Programme (UPAP).

52 education and 7 health projects have already been completed in FATA/KPK during the last few years by the Army Engineers in Malakand and Swat which has helped in bringing normalcy in the area and relief to the local population, directly benefitting approximately 5 million people.

Government Post Graduate Jahanzeb College is a state of the art education facility for  600 students while Paramedical Institute Saidu Sharif will accommodate 300 students with a hostel facility for 82 boys and 52 girls.
COAS thanked the government and people of UAE for their support in this noble cause, as these projects will significantly contribute in socio-economic uplift in the areas badly affected by terrorism.

Appreciating the quality of construction work by the Army Engineers, COAS reiterated that Army would continue to play its role in rebuilding the area and contribute towards long term peace, stability and social development.

Ambassador of UAE to Pakistan, His Excellency Essa Abdullah Al-Bassha Al-Noaimi and Director UPAP Mr Abdullah Al Ghefeli alongwith other diplomats from UAE were also present on the occasion. Large number of local elders and civil officials also attended the ceremonies and specially lauded this much needed initiative.

Earlier on arrival, COAS was received by Lieutenant General Khalid Rabbani, Commander Peshawar Corps.


Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif meeting notables during his visit to swat on Wednesday

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Rawalpindi - April 23, 2014: 

Lieutenant General Ishafq Nadeem Ahmed, installed Colonel Commandant AK Regiment. COAS pinning badges to formally install Lieutenant General Ishfaq Nadeem Ahmed, Chief of General Staff as Colonel Commandant of Azad Kashmir Regiment. Ceremony was held at AK Regimental Centre near Attock.


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