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. Op along Pak-Afg Border in Khyber helping to check cross border move of terrorists through high mountain passes. COAS in Quetta, visits Balochistan High Court, offers condolences with CJ Bln, panel of judges for all those who lost their lives. Expressed solidarity with 'em. Serious patients shifted to CMH. To chair security conf with civ/mil leadership. Spec combing Ops ordered. Int agencies to go anywhere in the country to target anyone linked with these terror acts. (@AsimBajwaISPR)
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General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Army Medical Center, Abbottabad today.

While interacting with the officers and men of Army Medical Corps, COAS appreciated contributions and sacrifices of doctors and paramedic staff in improving the health care standards in peace and war especially in fight against terrorism.

COAS lauded the efforts of AMC in up gradation of hospitals, specially the specialized treatment including, liver transplant unit, hands and upper limbs surgery center. Their training establishments like National University Medical Sciences (NUMS) and paramedics training institutes are serving our requirements of developing human resource and skill sets, COAS remarked.

COAS further emphasized that AMC has always answered the call of duty during national calamities both inland and abroad and disaster management.

General Raheel Sharif further said that medical science is progressing at a rapid pace, and it is  imperative for doctors to keep themselves abreast to the latest development.  

Later COAS pinned the badges of rank on the shoulders of Lieutenant General Asif Mumtaz Sukhera to formally install him Colonel Commandant of Army Medical Corps.

Earlier on arrival COAS laid a floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada and offered Fateha.


General Raheel Sharif, COAS pinning the badges of rank on the shoulders of Lieutenant General Asif Mumtaz Sukhera, Surgeon General to formally install him Colonel Commandant of Army Medical Corps at AMC Centre Abbotabad today

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Members of National Assembly Standing Committee on Defence headed by Chairman Mr. Sheikh Rohail Asghar visited Naval Headquarters today. The Committee members were briefed on contemporary security challenges in the region and Pakistan Navy’s role in safeguarding country’s maritime interests and nation building. Committee was also apprised about PN’s strategic and developmental plans to protect maritime interests of Pakistan in the context of CPEC and Gwadar port project. After the briefing, an interactive session was held between the members of National Assembly Standing Committee and Flag Officers.

The Chairman National Assembly Standing Committee on Defence expressed his satisfaction over PN’s operational and developmental plans which have been formulated to safeguard Pakistan’s maritime interests. The Committee members, while acknowledging PN efforts to improve operational readiness in addition to nation building, made a special note on increased responsibilities of Pakistan Navy pertaining to CPEC and Gwadar port project. The Committee showed satisfaction over the preparedness of Pakistan Navy and appreciated PN’s contributions towards nation building and initiatives for socio-economic uplift of coastal belt of Pakistan.


Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah and Chairman & members of National Assembly Standing Committee on Defence during a briefing at Naval Headquarters, Islamabad.

Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah exchanging views with Chairman National Assembly Standing Committee on Defence, Sheikh Rohale Asghar at Naval Headquarters, Islamabad

Group photo of Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah with Chairman & Members of National Assembly Standing  Committee on Defence at Naval Headquarters, Islamabad

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Ambassador Richard Olson, Special Representative in Afghanistan and Pakistan(SRAP) and General John Nicholson, Commander Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan along with their delegation called on Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif today.

During the meeting, regional security issues and matters of mutual interest including border management mechanism along Pak-Afghanistan border were discussed. The visiting dignitaries appreciated the resolve and continuing efforts towards fighting terrorism and regional stability


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COAS had a tele-conversation with Afghan President today. During the conversation, Army Chief strongly condemned terrorists’ attack on American University of Afghan in Kabul yesterday and expressed his sympathies with the bereaved families. COAS said that Pakistani soil would not be allowed to be used for any type of terrorism in Afghanistan. Afghan authorities have shared 3 mobile telephone  numbers allegedly used during the University attack who allegedly were on contact with the attackers.

It may be mentioned here that based on these 3 Afghan cell numbers  provided by Afghan authorities, Pakistan Army carried out a combing operation in suspected area closer to Pak-Afghan border to verify presence of miscreants. Our evaluation of the evidence provided and outcome of Combing op so far, has shown that all Afghan SIMs used during the attack were from a network owned and operated by Afghan company whose spill over signal affects some areas along Pak-Afghan border. Outcome of the op so far has been shared with afghan authorities. Further Technical evaluation of the cell numbers (all Afghan) is being carried out. COAS assured Afghan President of all out cooperation on availability of further information from Afghans.


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Pakistan Army team  won  international snipping competition held at Beijing. Pakistan team secured first position in all individual and team competition of snipping competition. Naik Arshad of Pakistan Army declared best sniper of the competition. A total of 21 teams of 14 countries participated in the event.


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General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited troops engaged in combing operations in Thall, Kurram Agency today. He was briefed in detail by operation commander about security situation in Kurram and progress of ongoing combing operations and IBO Ops.

While expressing his satisfaction over progress of combing operations and the resultant security environment, he appreciated the valour and gains made by troops and the value these Ops are bringing to cleansing of the area from terrorists and their sympathisers. COAS said that as we consolidate gains of kinetic Ops in FATA, our emphasis is on rooting out all their sleeper cells and a network of facilitators from FATA and across rest of the country. COAS reiterated that our operations will continue across the board without any discrimination and Pakistan will not allow any terrorist to use its soil for terrorism against any other country.

COAS reviewed new deployments and structures being made to improve border management and directed stringent measures to check all cross border movement indiscriminately, in coordination with Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)  and Resolute Support  Mission( RSM) in Afghanistan.

Earlier on arrival at Kurram, COAS was received by Lieutenant General Hidayat ur Rehaman, Corps Commander Peshawar.


General Raheel Sharif, COAS meeting officers and men during his visit to Kurram agency on Tuesday

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Security forces have occupied passes and are now consolidating their positions  up in high mountains in Rajgal. During search in Damo Drub  huge cache of arms and ammo including IEDs were recovered today. 
It may be mentioned that since start of  Khyber 3 operation,  which commenced last week, total of 40 terrorists have been killed and 21 injured. In treacherous terrain of Rajgal 43 terrorists' hideouts were destroyed through ground and aerial operations since start of operation.


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Update operation Khyber 3

6 terrorists were killed and 2 of their hideouts destroyed in Aerial and ground operation at Sattar Kallay, Naray Nao, Rajgal area of Khyber agency.


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Intelligence Based Operations Update

During an Intelligence Based Operation in Jaglot area of Gilgit Baltistan Law Enforcement Agencies apprehended two terrorists who were trying to transport weapons, ammunition and explosives in a car. 5 rifles  two Kalashnikov, 2×Pistols, 12 Magazines of Kalashnikov, 270 Detonators, 1883 rounds of different calibers, 50× steel weights and a Suicide Jacket was recovered from the suspects.

In another combing operation in Thall (ٹل), 10 x terrorists have been apprehended and  Huge cache of arms and ammunition has also been recovered today


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General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited front line troops busy in operations along Pak-Afghan Border in Khyber Agency. COAS was given detailed briefing by Operational commander on Progress of Operations and gains consolidated so far. Showing satisfaction over the progress of operation, COAS appreciated the highest state of morale and professionalism shown in fighting terrorists of various organisations hiding in the most rugged terrain. Clearance of mountain passes in Rajgal despite this being the most treacherous terrain where terrorists were entrenched on the high mountain passes to stay both sides of the border, is a manifestation of Pakistan's commitment to check cross border movement and will go a long way in helping our initiative of Border Management. COAS directed enhanced vigilance and pro-active approach to stop any type of movement of terrorists. While talking to troops, COAS said that the nation and valiant Army had paid a huge price to fight terrorism. We will commit all efforts to clear all remote pockets and sleeper cells of terrorists till their total elimination from anywhere in the country, COAS said. Earlier on arrival on the front lines, the COAS was received by Corps Commander Peshawar Lt Gen Hidayat Ur Rehman.


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A 17000 tons Fleet Tanker for Pakistan Navy was launched today in an impressive ceremony held at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering works (KS&EW). Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mr. Mohammad Nawaz Sharif graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Mohammad Zakaullah and Under Secretary for Defence Industries of Turkey Prof Dr Ismaeel Demir were also present during the ceremony.

The contract of Fleet Tanker was signed under the auspices of Ministry of Defence Production and the ship is being constructed at KS&EW, in collaboration with Turkish Ship building firm  M/s Savunma Teknologiler Muhendisilik (STM). The ship is capable of independently operating at sea for upto 3 months. The double hull tanker is compliant with latest International Maritime Organization (IMO) and marine Pollution (MARPOL) regulations. It will provide logistics support to Pakistan Navy units at sea through transfer of liquid and dry cargo and is also capable of undertaking combat support operation through embarked helicopters. The ship is also equipped with modern medical facilities to support Pakistan Navy Fleet units, both during war and disaster relief operations.

On the occasion, the honorable Chief Guest congratulated Karachi Shipyard, Pakistan Navy and Ministry of Defence Production for launching the ship 2 months ahead of the schedule. He said that this initiative will certainly open more opportunities for further collaboration between Pakistan and Turkey in the field of indigenous warship construction in particular, and other defense sector products in general. He reiterated that Pakistan and Turkey are time tested friends and PN Fleet Tanker will always be remembered as a ‘beacon of Pakistan-Turkey friendship’. It will play a vital role towards achievement of self-reliance in defence production, and the government will continue to support the policy of indigenization in all technological spheres.

He further said that ongoing development programs of the Government of Pakistan including China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) stipulate our aim to achieve maximum output in terms of regional trade and trans-shipment with Gwadar as the focal point. He appreciated the workforce and management of Karachi Shipyard, which has constantly performed and transformed KS&EW into a profitable and viable organization. ‘It is a success story in public sector which should be emulated by other similar organizations’, He said.

Earlier, MD KS&EW Rear Admiral Syed Hasan Nasir Shah during his welcome address said that this Fleet Tanker is the biggest warship ever built in Pakistan. He said that KS&EW has successfully constructed number of warships for Pakistan Navy in the past and it is fully geared-up to undertake more challenging projects with earnest zeal and energy. Pakistan Navy has reposed its confidence in KS&EW by awarding mega order for construction of 4 submarines at KS&EW in collaboration with China. He also said that KS&EW is also undertaking installation of 8,000 tons Ship Lift & Transfer System, which will not only enhance KS&EW’s combined capacity of shipbuilding and repairs, but will also significantly increase our revenue generation and creation of more jobs.

Besides Federal Ministers, Chief Minister Sindh, Governor Sindh, Foreign Consul Generals, civilian and military officials also attended the ceremony.


PM Nawaz Sharif along with federal ministers, Turkish under secretary of defence industries and CNS inaugurating the Pakistan Navy's newly built fleet tanker at its launching ceremony held at KS&EW

Views of the Pakistan Navy's newly built fleet tanker at its launching ceremony held at Karachi Shipyard & engineering works

PM Nawaz Sharif in a group photo with federal ministers, Turkish under secretary of defence industries and CNS at the launching ceremony of Pakistan Navy's newly built fleet tanker held at KS&EW

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Pakistan Navy’s biennial war games SHAMSHEER-E-BAHR-VI concluded at Karachi today. Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan Mr Muhammad Nawaz Sharif graced the occasion. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah received the Chief Guest on his arrival.

In his welcome address, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah apprised the Prime Minister about the readiness of Pakistan Navy to protect the country’s maritime interests’ and to meet the conventional and sub conventional threats in the maritime domain. The Naval Chief apprised the Chief Guest on the importance of war games in naval operational planning process and said that it is incumbent upon us to analyze its impact on future naval operations, develop responses and build capacity commensurate with the future needs. Admiral Zakaullah said that in the wake of post operationalization of CPEC and Gwadar Port, Pakistan’s maritime surroundings will witness profound changes with tremendous increase in shipping activities and development of maritime economy. However, cognizant of future security challenges and threats being posed by adversaries, Pakistan Navy is taking all necessary steps to thwart the threats in the maritime domain.

The Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff (Operations) Vice Admiral Zafar Mehmood Abbasi also presented analysis of the war game and as a consequence made certain recommendations.

Shamsheer-e-Behr is a tri-service event with representation from relevant ministries. The exercise is conducted to try out various concepts which are then validated in subsequent naval field exercise before being incorporated into naval strategy.

The debrief of the exercise was attended by a large number of Federal Ministers, Secretaries, Government officials and officers from three Services.


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General Sorasak Kowkranjang, Director General of Defence Industry and Energy Centre, Thailand, who is on an official visit to Pakistan, called on General Rashad Mahmood, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi. Both dignitaries discussed matters of professional interest and measures to enhance bilateral cooperation between the Armed Forces. The visiting dignitary lauded the professionalism of Pakistan Armed Forces and acknowledged the sacrifices made by Pakistan in fight against terrorism.


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Mr. Bartosz Jozef Kownacki, Deputy Minister of National Defence, Poland, who is on an official visit to Pakistan, called on General Rashad Mahmood, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi. Matters of mutual interest and enhancement in bilateral defence cooperation between both countries came under discussion during the meeting. The visiting dignitary lauded the sacrifices made by the Nation and Armed Forces in fight against terrorism.


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Update Khyber

11x Terrorists  were killed and 4 injured when 8 x Terrorist hideouts close to Pak-Afghan border were destroyed in precision air strikes and synchronised ground operation today at Babar Kachkol, Naray Nao, and Tor Sapar areas, Rajgal in Khyber Agency.


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COAS arrived Malaysia on a two days official visit. A smartly turned out contingent of Malaysian Army presented guard of honour to COAS on arrival at Army Headquarters. COAS held separate meetings with General Tan Sri Dato Sri Haji Zulkifeli bin Mohd Zin, Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), and Chief of Malaysian Army General Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi bin Raja Mohamed Noor. He was introduced to senior Army commanders and was given detailed briefing on Operational and training aspects of Malaysian Army. During his meetings with the military leadership, military to military relations, joint military training and defence collaboration were discussed. Malaysian CDF and Army Chief praised Pakistan Army’s achievements in fight against terrorism and efforts for regional peace and stability. General Raheel Sharif said that Malaysia and Pakistan had convergence of interests in various domains of regional security and the need to go after terrorism indiscriminately. Later Terms of Reference were signed between the two militaries to institutionalise a long term frame work for military cooperation.

 Later COAS also met Minister of Defence, Dato Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein at Putrajaya. During the meeting, Malaysian Defence Minister expressed his desire to expand the range of defence collaboration, mutually benefitting from each other’s experience and professional skills. He reiterated that the spirit of cooperation will be helpful in strengthening the existing relationship between the two armies evolving into a long term strategic partnership.


COAS shaking hand with  Minister of Defence, Dato Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein at Putrajaya

A smartly turned out contingent of Malaysian Army presented guard of honour to COAS on arrival at Army Headquarters

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An Operation has been  launched along Pak-Afghan border to reinforce troops deployment in Rajgal valley to effectively check and guard against terrorists movement along high mountains and  all weather passes in Khyber Agency.


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DG ISPR Tweets

Op along Pak-afgan Border in Rajgal Valley in high mountain passes in Khyber Agency.9 hide outs destroyed through aerial strikes&ground op-1

Large dumps/terrorist dens hit precisely.Treacherous terrain. Resolute action Will reduce cross bdr move of terrorist-2


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World Boxing, Welterweight Champion Amir Khan presented championship belt to COAS today, as a special award of honour in recognition of his efforts for peace and security in Pakistan on behalf of Mauricio Sulaiman, President of World Boxing Council.


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Pakistan Army DGMO contacted his Indian counterpart on hot line this afternoon and strongly protested for unprovoked firing by Indian troops on LoC at Nezapir sector targeting Pakistani posts  and  civilians after midnight today which lasted till late morning.


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An impressive Change of Guard ceremony was held at mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah as the entire nation celebrated 70th Independence Day. Smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Naval Academy cadets clad in ceremonial dresses assumed ceremonial guard duties at Mazar-e-Quaid this morning with traditional spirit, customary enthusiasm and befitting manner to mark the Independence Day celebrations. The contingent was led by Lt Commander Imran of Pakistan Naval Academy.  

Commandant Pakistan Naval Academy, Commodore Adnan Ahmad graced the occasion as Chief Guest and reviewed the guard. The Chief Guest and smartly turned out cadets of Pakistan Navy presented Qaumi Salam to the Father of the Nation, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

 The ceremonial Guard mounting was followed by floral wreath laying at the Mazar-e-Quaid by the Chief Guest on behalf of Chief of the Naval Staff, officers and men of Pakistan Navy. Later on, the Chief Guest offered Fateha and recorded his remarks in the visitor book and paid rich tribute to our beloved Quaid.

 Earlier, the day dawned with 21 guns salute. Thanks-giving prayers were offered after Namaz-e-Fajr in mosques at all PN units and establishments for solidarity and prosperity of the nation and to express unity special prayers were offered for Kashmiri brethren too.  All naval ships and establishments decorated and illuminated in Navy’s traditional manner. Singing of national anthem at all naval units/establishments in the morning as well as various sports fixtures were also a part of day long celebrations. Independence Day celebrations at Pakistan Navy educational institutions were also held where school children presented tableaus on national songs and declamation contests were held highlighting the importance of Independence Day. Huge independence day ceremonies were held by PN units at Turbat, Gwadar, Makran, Ormara and other coastal areas which were attended by a large number of local populace. Pakistan Navy conducted a special Jashan-e-Azadi rally in Turbat with collaboration of Frontier Core.

 The Change of Guard ceremony was witnessed by a large of number of military, civil officials, school children and general public.


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The President of Pakistan has been pleased to grant the Military awards to the officers and men of Pakistan Army, Navy and Air Force. Major Ali Jawad Khan (Shaheed) was awarded withTamgha-i-Jur’at while 04 Soldiers and Officers have been granted Sitara-e-Bisalat, 76 Tamgha-i-Basalat, 48 Imtiazi Asnad, 231 COAS Commendation Cards, 19 Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military), 85 Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Military and 112 Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Military).

Following officers and soldiers have conferred with Sitara-i-Basalat, Capt Jawad Ahmed, Hav Muhammad Zia (Shaheed), Sep Hussain Ali (Shaheed), Sep Muhammad Shabir (Shaheed)

Following officers and soldiers have conferred with Tamgha-i-Basalat, Lt Col Amir Naveed, Lt Col Zafar Iqbal, Lt Col Haroon Mazhar, Lt Col Shahid Aziz, Maj Atif Rasul (Shaheed), Maj Muhammad Asad Rasheed, Capt Umair Abdullah Abbasi (Shaheed), N/Sub Bachal Khan (Shaheed), N/Sub Sahib Gul Btni (Shaheed), DSR Javed Iqbal (Shaheed), Hav Abdur Rehman (Shaheed), Hav Hakim Ali (Shaheed), Hav Shafiq Ahmed (Shaheed), Hav Ali Akbar (Shaheed), Hav Gul Mar Jan Khan (Shaheed), L/Hav Muhammad Shafiq (Shaheed), Nk Muhammad Tariq (Shaheed), Nk Ghulam Fareed (Shaheed), Nk Muhammad Younas (Shaheed), Nk Mirza Ali Khan (Shaheed), Nk Bakht Biland (Shaheed), Nk Rahim Bad Shah (Shaheed), Nk Ghulam Asghar (Shaheed), Nk (Signal) Naimat Ullah (Shaheed), Lnk Aqil Muhammad, Lnk Azmat Khan (Shaheed), Lnk Ahmed Sher (Shaheed), Lnk Muhammad Rauf (Shaheed), Lnk Parvez Khan (Shaheed), Lnk Fakhar Abbas (Shaheed), Lnk Abdul Ghani (Shaheed), Lnk Aziz Ullah (Shaheed), Sep Ghulam Rasool, Sep Muhammad Usman (Shaheed), Sep Syed Naseer Abbas (Shaheed), Sep Syed Aftab Hussain Gilani (Shaheed), Sep Muhammad Rashid (Shaheed), Sep Hameed Nawaz (Shaheed), Sep Asif Ali (Shaheed), Sep Gohar Khan (Shaheed), Sep Asif Ali (Shaheed), Sep Adil Khan (Shaheed), Sep Muhammad Naeem (Shaheed), Sep Aamir Muneer (Shaheed), Sep Sain Bux (Shaheed), Sep Sher Murad (Shaheed), Sep Abdul Salam (Shaheed), Sep Mashooq Ali (Shaheed), Sep Farrakh Nawaz (Shaheed), Sep Aqeel Akram (Shaheed), Sep Muhammad Younis (Shaheed), Sep Husnain Sattar (Shaheed), Sep Muhammad Irfan (Shaheed), Sep Khalil Ahmed (Shaheed), Sep Sabir Ali (Shaheed), Sep Waqas Ashraf (Shaheed), Gnr Muhammad Ali, Sep Ijaz Ahmed (Shaheed), Spr Rahib Ali (Shaheed), Sep Shakeel Ahmed (Shaheed), Sep Hamid Ullah (Shaheed), Sep Ruh Ullah (Shaheed), Sep Hayat Ullah (Shaheed), Nursing Sep Qudrat Ullah (Shaheed), Sep Fayyaz Hussain Shah (Shaheed), Sep Abdul Rasheed (Shaheed), Sep Sher Bandi Khan (Shaheed), Sep Saddam Hussain (Shaheed), Sep Saeed Ahmed (Shaheed), Sep Abdus Sattar (Shaheed), LCT Muhammad Atiq Khalid, CDT-I Arshad khan, Wing Commander Zia Aftab, Squadron Leader Muhammad Shaheryar, Squadron Leader Muhammad Ali Khan, Squadron Leader Syed Salman Ali Shahid.

Following officers and soldiers have conferred with Imtiazi Sanad, Lt Col Saqib Mirza, Maj Rehan Rehman, Maj Shahid Ahmed, Maj Nauman Haider Toor, Maj Numan Babar, Maj Nasir Ahmed Khan, Maj Shafi Muhammad, Maj Asim Billah, Capt Farhad Ali Tamour, Capt Aamar Azmat, Capt Asim Nawab, Lt Abdul Rehman, Lt Muhammad Zahid Mushtaq, Sub Ghulam Muhammad, Sub Fazal Muhammad, DSR Muhammad Tahir, Inspr Muhammad Aslam Malik, SI Muhammad Nadeem, N/Sub Iran Khan Afridi, N/Sub Atiq Ur Rehman Khattak, N/Sub Kosar Ali, N/Sub Abdul Wali, N/Sub Asghar Khan, Dfr Jamil Hassan, Hav Muhammad Ishaq, Hav Abdul Sattar, Hav Far Zaman, Hav Rashad Hussain, Hav Allah Din, Hav/Armr Muhammad Ajaz, Nk Adnan Tahir Butt, NK Muhammad Mushtaq, Sep Sher Ullah, Sep Sajid Hussain, Sig Faisal, Group Captain Qaisar Sajjad, Wing Commander Usman Riaz, Wing Commander Jehanzeb Burki, Group Captain Atar Azhar, Group Captain Babar Shafi Khan, Group Captain Shahzad Ahmad Sheikh, Group Captain Muhammad Amir Haque, Group Captain Akhtar Imran Saddozai, Group Captain Syed Inam Ullah, Group Captain Itazaz Hussain Waraich, Group Captain Irfan Majid, Squadron Leader Abdullah Javed, Squadron Leader Muhammad Jan Khan.

Following officers and soldiers have conferred with COAS Commendation Card, Brig Abrar Hussain Zaidi, Col Muhammad Altaf, Col Muhammad Ali Qaiser, SI (M), Col Jawwad Zaheer Ahmed Qureshi, Col Naveed Ahmed Chudry, Col Mohammad Tasawar Sattar, Col Javed Ashraf, Lt Col Monis Akhlaq, Lt Col Nauman Ahmad, Lt Col Haroon Ur Rashid TI (M), Lt Col Zulfiqar Ahmed, Lt Col Malik Amjad Nadeem Awan, Lt Col Nadeem Ahmed Khan, Lt Col Tauseef Shahzad, Lt Col Sohail Abid, Lt Col Usman Haider, Lt Col Imran Ahmad Tahir, Lt Col Obaid Ullah Shahid, Lt Col Yasir Kayani, Lt Col Shakeel Shaukat, Lt Col Usman Hai, Lt Col Tariq Naeem Athar, Lt Col Muhammad Waseem Khan, Lt Col Farooq Ahmad, Lt Col Shafiullah Khan, Lt Col Zafar Ullah Khan Niazi, Lt Col Humayun Mujtaba, Lt Col Muhammad Afzal Tahir, Lt Col Sabir Rahman, Lt Col Kashif Bashir, Lt Col Faisal Azhar, Lt Col Muhammad Fayyaz Faisal, Lt Col Haroon Mushtaq, Lt Col Hassan Tariq Toor, Lt Col Syed Duraiz Mahmud, Maj Faisal Nadeem Hashmi, Maj Taufeeq Ahmad, Maj Abdul Majid, Maj Faisal Zafar, Maj Asim Riaz, Maj Zeeshan Afzal Janjua, Maj Nokhaiz Mahroof, Maj Mumtaz Ali Khan, Maj Abdul Wali, Maj Muhammad Khurram, Maj Mudassar Iqbal, Maj Muhammad Asif, Maj Ghulam Akbar, Maj Muhammad Kamran, Maj Khalid Syed, Maj Muhammad Waqas Azam Cheema, Maj Yasrab Ali Shah, Maj Abdul Jawad Masood, Maj Sahibzada Zabih Ullah, Maj Rafee Ullah, Maj Muhammad Nadeem, Maj Scamoail Ahmad, Maj Syed Safeer Abbas Kazmi, Maj Said Ul Ibrar, Maj Muhammad Hussain, Maj Salman Saeed, Maj Muhammad Asif , Maj Bilal Sultan Khan, Maj Abdullah Jan, Maj Faisal Nizam, Maj Fahim Badshah Afridi, Maj Abdul Salam, Maj Waqar Ali Baig, Maj Muhammad Tariq, Maj Sultan Ul Arifeen, Maj Atif Yalmaz, Maj Farrukh Jamil, Maj Choudhry Jawad Afzal Maken, Maj Shiraz Roshan Wagan, Maj Rana Muhammad Naveed, Maj Muhammad Khalid Masood Ahmed, Maj Waheed Ahmed, Maj Haris Ahsen, Maj Bilal Ikram, Maj Aamir Hayat Khan, Maj Muhammad Abdul Ahad Khan, Maj Syed Asad Ali, Maj Amir Ali, Maj Chaudhry Muhammad Bilal Akram, Capt Shafaqat Ullah, Capt Malik Amir Hamza Awan, Capt Saqib Ubaid, Capt Muhammad Muneeb Jarral, Capt Syed Mehdi Hussain, Capt Abdul Sabir, Capt Tausif Ahmed, Capt Mir Muazzam, Capt Arsalan Ahsan, Capt Manzar Abbas, Capt Sikandar Bin Masood, Capt Muhammad Azeem Aslam, Capt Waqas Ahmed Khan, Capt Rasheed-Ur-Rehman, Capt Syed Muhammad Naeem Zafar, Capt Rafaqat Sajjad, Capt Usman Shahid, Capt Adnan Khan, Capt Muhammad Irfan, Capt Adil, Capt Rustam Khan Kakar, Capt Muhammad Sajjad, Capt Israr Ul Haq, Capt Shahid Amin Khan, Capt Zain Ul Abdin Malik, Capt Qasim Ali, Capt Umer Razzak, Capt Wardah Noor, Lt Zafar Iqbal, Lt Muhammad Haris Sharif, Lt Atif Hilal Yousaf, Lt Muhammad Kashif Javed, Lt Abdul Majid, Sub Zafar Hussain, Sub Muhammad Sohrab, Sub Asif Hussain, Sub Muhammad Habib Khan, Sub Ghulam Habib, DSR Asif Sajjad, N/Sub Zamar Ud Din, N/Sub Muhammad Sarwar, N/Sub Safi Ullah Khan, N/Sub Muhammad Ifrahim Bhatti, N/Sub Muhammad Azeem, N/Sub Manzoor Ahmed, N/Sub Muhammad Ishaq, N/Sub Riaz Din, N/Sub Qaisar Ijaz Hussain Shah, N/Sub Khadim Hussain, N/Sub Tahir Mehmood, N/Sub Zahoor Ahmed, N/Sub Hazrat Zamir Khan, N/Sub Waheed Ali, N/Sub Asad Mahmood, N/Sub Qayyum Khan, N/Sub Hasrat Ali, Inspr Muhammad Sajid, Inspr Imran Khan, SI Muhammad Shafique, Hav Saud Ur Rehman, Hav Muhammad Iqbal, Hav Tahir Naeem Ahmad, Hav Muhammad Aftab, Hav Shamshad Akhter, Hav Rahim Khan, Hav Hamid Gul, Hav Muhammad Usman, Hav Qamar Abbas, Hav Munir Shah, Hav Salim Khan, Hav Saleem Abbas, Hav Zafar Ali, Hav Farman Ullah Khan, Hav Muqaddar Khan, Hav Iftikhar Ali, Hav Sher Nabi Khan, Hav Hayat Sikandar Khan, Hav Zulfiqar Ali, Hav Muhammad Fareed, Hav Umar Farooq, Hav Baz Muhammad, Hav Muhammad Fiaz, Hav Noushad Ali, Hav Muhammad Javed Iqbal, Hav Sajjad Hussain, Hav Mansoor Hussain, Hav Niaz Muhammad, Hav Altaf Hussain, L/Hav Amir Khan, Nk Said Ullah, Nk Rashid Khan, Nk Qamar Hussain, Nk Yasir Mehmood, Nk Asjid Ali, Nk Qamar Ud Din, Nk Inam Ali, Nk Abdul Hameed, Nk Gul Nawar Khan, Nk Amjad Ali, Nk Abdul Shakeel Khan, Nk Syed Gul Akbar, Nk Muhammad Rafiq , Nk Qudrat Ullah, Nk Muhammad Gohar Ayub, Lnk Lal Afsar, Lnk Abdul Shakoor, Lnk Waqas Ahmed, Lnk Ali Hassan, Lnk Muhammad Naeem, Lnk Muhammad Touseef Khan Mughal, Lnk Zohaib Muhammad, Lnk Sahat Sher, Lnk Sami Ullah, U/Lnk Najeed Ullah, U/Lnk Imran Khan, U/Lnk Muhammad Sohrab, Sep Jawwad Ali, Sep Javed Abbas Khan, Sep Muhammad Atif, Sep Fakhar Alam, Sep Muhammad Saqib, Sep Haider Abbas, Sep Mujeeb Ur Rehman, Sep Hameed Ullah Khan, Sep Khurram Shehzad, Sep Adeel Mehmood, Sep Muhammad Kamran, Sep Khan Draz, Sep Ali Ahmed, Sep Abdul Haleem Khan, Sep Muhammad Naeem, Sep Inzar Ul Haq, Sep Waqar Sabdal, Sep Aqib Javed, Sep Muhammad Tahir Butt, Sep Muhammad Khan, Sep Muhammad Imran, Sep Syed Sohail Sabir Bukhari, Sep Misal Khan, Sep Mir Ali Shah, Sep Muhammad Haroon, Sep Farid Ullah Khan, Sep Syed Ghulam, Sep Asif Iqbal, Spr Rauf Ahmad, Spr Muhammad Ashraf, Spr Babar Ali,

Following General Officers have conferred with Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military), Lt Gen Asif Mumtaz Sukhera, Maj Gen Syed Anis Akbar, Maj Gen Abid Ejaz Kahloon, Maj Gen Azhar Saleh Abbasi, Maj Gen Majid Ehsan, Maj Gen Aamir Abbasi, Maj Gen Syed Qaiser Abbas Shah, Maj Gen Tariq Qaddus, Maj Gen Abdullah Dogar, Maj Gen Hamood Uz Zaman Khan, Maj Gen Zafar Ul Haq, Maj Gen Shahid Mahmood, Maj Gen Maqbool Ahmad, Maj Gen Jawad Khaliq Ansari, Rear Admiral Moazzam Ilyas, Rear Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi, Rear Admiral Asif Khaliq, Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Air Vice Marshal Arshad Mahmood.

Following officers and soldiers have conferred with Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military)Brig Zubair Ahmed, Brig Qadeem Iqbal Khan, Brig Tarique Quadir, Brig Muhammad Ajaz Safdar, Brig Abrar Hussain, Brig Muhammad Abdul Hafeez, Brig Qaisar Shahzad, Brig Mukhtar Ahmad, Brig Mohyul Islam, Brig Riaz Ali Qazi, Brig Munir Ahmad, Brig Abu Bakr Amin Bajwa, Brig Najm Ul Islam, Brig Riaz Ahmed Gondal, Brig Ikhlaq Ur Rasul, Brig Imran Ahmed, Brig Muhammad Asif Akhtar, Brig Shahid Asif, Brig Muhammad Naeem Akbar Qazi, Brig Hamid Mahmood Dar, Brig Muhammad Iftikhar Ahmed, Brig Khalid Saleem, Brig Sanaullah Khan, Brig Muhammad Arshad, Brig Muhammad Saleem, Brig Nasir Zia, Brig Hamid Ali Bashir Khan, Brig Ashfaq Ahmad, Brig Zahid Ahmad Rana, Brig Hamad Qadir, Brig Iftikhar Ahmad, Brig Muhammad Yousaf, Brig Muhammad Azhar Khan, Brig Khalid Iqbal, Brig Sajid Mahmood Khan, Brig Muhammad Ayub Sabir, Brig Shahid Jamal, Brig Sabih Ud Din Ahmad, Col Tahir Bashir Malik, Col Irfan Alam, Col Ghulam Yasin, Col Ayyaz Nasir, Col Asad Mehmood, Col Meher Ali Hashmi, Col Ahsan Ahmad Khan, Col Muhammad Naghman Ahmed, Col Rizwan Khurshid, Col Hassan Khan, Col Mian Amjad Mehmood, Col Khalid Pervez Raja, Col Abdur Rehman Khan, Col Waqar Mahmood, Col Mrs Raana Hamad Bukhari, Col Farhan Akhtar, Commodore Zaka Ur Rehman, Commodore Abdul Samad, Commodore Imran Iftikhar, Commodore Tariq Mahmood, Commodore Syed Waheeh-ul-Hassan, Commodore Alveer Ahmed Noor, Commodore Raja Rab Nawaz, Commodore Chaudry Sajjad Akber Khan, Commodore Muhammad Aslam, Commodore Syed Muhammad Babur, Commodore Muhammad Irfan, Commodore Ahmad Shujah, Captain Altaf Hussain, Air Commodore Muhammad Athar Shams, Air Commodore Aamir Masood, Air Commodore Syed Muhammad Ali, Air Commodore Muhammad Mughees Afzal, Air Commodore Irfan Sabir, Air Commodore Sajid Mahmood, Air Commodore Nadeem Khalid, Air Commodore Muiz-ud-Din Shami, Air Commodore Ahmad Hassan, Air Commodore Muhammad Shuaib, Air Commodore Zia-ur-Rehman, Air Commodore Ch Iftikhar Ahmad, Group Captain Nadeem Yousaf, Group Captain Saqib Mahmood Jan, Group Captain Haider Raza Khan, Group Captain Muhammad Ibrahim, Group Captain Tahir Rehman, Group Captain Khalid Masood Syed.

Following officers and soldiers have conferred with Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military), Lt Col Hayat Mohammad Khan, Lt Col Ghazanfar Raza, Lt Col Ahmad Bilal, Lt Col Farrukh Khurshid, Lt Col Muhammad Asim Baig, Lt Col Shahid Mahmood, Lt Col Muhammad Amir Nazir, Lt Col Muhammad Umar Mahmud, Lt Col Saad Saeed Ahmed Sheikh, Lt Col Ommer Zeeshan, Lt Col Aqeel Safdar Kayani, Lt Col Emmad Ud Deen Qutab Shahi, Lt Col Arif Ehsan, Lt Col Taher Ayub, Lt Col Kaleem Ullah Khan, Lt Col Imran Akbar, Lt Col Kashif Habib Dar, Lt Col Abid Hussain, Lt Col Ashraf Noor, Lt Col Raja Mohammad Jahanzeb Rashid, Lt Col Muhammad Taqdees Rathore, Lt Col Shahid Latif, Lt Col Muhammad Tahir Sultan, Lt Col Azhar Bashir Kayani, Lt Col Muhammad Irfan Qamar, Lt Col Ghulam Mujtaba, Lt Col Arshad Javed, Lt Col Taimoor Afzal Khan, Lt Col Muhammad Arif, Lt Col Muhammad Maaz Abaid, Lt Col Muhammad Arif Khan, Lt Col Javaid Hussain Shah Qazmi, Lt Col Ejaz Ahmad,Lt Col Muzammil Abbas, Lt Col Tariq Masud Kiani, Lt Col S. Muhammad Salman Ali, Lt Col Sher Baz, Lt Col Hamid Khan, Lt Col Muhammad Farooq Ahmed Khan, Lt Col Tanveer Anjam, Lt Col Shah Muhammad Faizan Ur Rehman, Lt Col Baber Saeed Butt, Lt Col Nawazish Ali, Lt Col Umair Najam Hashmi, Lt Col Khalid Mehmood, Lt Col Hassan Arif, Lt Col Faisal Khan, Lt Col Muhammad Imran Alamgir, Lt Col Muhammad Khalil Malik, Lt Col Jabbar Ahmad, Lt Col Hamid Naeem, Lt Col Muhammad Babar Rashid, Lt Col Syed Maajid Mohsin, Lt Col Shahzad Naeem Malik, Lt Col Miraj Khan, Lt Col Shahzad Ashraf, Lt Col Muhammad Iqbal, Lt Col Zafar Ullah Khan, Lt Col Mujahid Zulfiqar Ali, Maj Nasir Ahmed Hamayun, Maj Muhammad Umar Iqbal, Maj Safder Hussain, Maj Ejaz Iqbal, Maj Muhammad Imran Ghafoor Gondal, Maj Muhammad Naseem Akhtar, Maj Sultan Ul Arifeen, Maj Muhammad Ramzan, Maj Muhammad Ajmal, Maj Faisal Ahmad, Maj Jamshaid Ali, Maj Shahid Parwaz Khan, Maj Muhammad Faizan Khan, Maj Earaj Ahmed, Maj Muhammad Hanif Afridi, Maj Naeem Safdar, Maj Syed Ali Ahmed, Maj Shahid Karim Beg, Maj Baqir Hasnain Sayyed, Maj Syed Qasim Abbas, Maj Zafar Saeed, Maj Attiq Ur Rehman, Maj Daud Khan, Maj Agha Hussain Shah, Maj Naseem Iqbal Khan, Commander Faisal Azeem Siddiqui, Commander Ahmed Rehan Aslam, Commander Faraz Farooq Herekar, Commander Sikandar Ali Khan, Commander Yasir Tahir, Commander Syed Khurram Hussain, Commander Asim Nafees Rehan, Commander Saqlain Hussan Akhter, Lt Commander Shujaat Abbas Raza, Lt Commander Muhammad Junaid Abbas, Lt Commander Rao Salman Masood, Lt Commander Muhammad Arsalan Attique Butt, Lt Commander Asim Zubair, Wing Commander Zulfiqar Ali Shaheen, Wing Commander Hafiz Javed Iqbal, Wing Commander Nasir Jamal Khattak, Wing Commander Omair Ahmed Najmi, Wing Commander Muhammad Khurram Shahzad, Wing Commander Aatir Mehboob, Wing Commander Hashim Khan, Wing Commander Muhammad Anjum Saeed, Wing Commander M Suleman Khalid Mughal, Wing Commander Malik Imran-E-Adalat, Wing Commander Saifullah, Wing Commander Abdus Salam, Wing Commander Mutahir-ul-Islam, Wing Commander Syed Shahzada Alam, Wing Commander Muhammad Altaf Saeed (Late).


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A combing operation was conducted by security forces at Barkat Town near Shahdara on the suburbs of Lahore this evening. 11 suspects including 2 hardcore terrorists belonging to a banned militant outfit were nabbed by security forces during more than 3 hrs operation. Cache of arms and ammunition also recovered.


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Combing operation was carried out last night to nab terrorists in Kallar Sayedan and  Gujar Khan areas of district Rawalpindi. 6  terrorists including 2 important terrorists commanders and cache of arms and ammunition including prepared IEDs were recovered.

Combing operations are underway across the country to bust terrorist sleeper cells and eliminate hiding terrorists.


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In a successful search and rescue operation in Khobar Creek near Keti Bandar Pakistan Navy rescued 07 fishermen. Pak Marines special teams, high speed boats and Aviation unit participated in the rescue operation.

According to details, local fishermen informed Pakistan Navy Base at Keti Bandar about sinking of AL KABIR Howra Boat alongwith 12 member crew in the vicinity of Khobar Creek. Search and Rescue operation was immediately launched and two Pak Marines Teams onboard Speed Boats were dispatched to the scene of incident.
The site was approximately 19.4 Nautical Miles away from Keti Bandar. After strenuous
efforts, 07 x fishermen were rescued from the Khobar Creek. Whereas, the Search and Rescue operation is still in progress to locate the remaining missing fishermen.

Pakistan Navy has also established a Joint Maritime Information and Coordination Centre (JMICC) since 2013, with an aim to harmonize the efforts of all maritime stake-holders through timely gathering & sharing of information to effectively safeguard maritime interests of Pakistan and in particular, timely handling maritime based  contingencies through effective info sharing vis a vis coordination.


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The closing ceremony of 21st Chief of Naval Staff Open Golf Championship 2016 was held at Karachi Golf Club today. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah was the chief guest on the occasion. During the ceremony, one minute silence was observed for the martyrs of Quetta terror attack.

The four-day event was held from 4 – 7 August and continues to be the highest prize money golf event of Pakistan offering Rs 6.0 million and in addition Rs 0.5 M for caddies / semi Professional Match of KGC. The championship was open to various categories which include 36 holes each for caddies, semi professionals, senior professionals and junior professionals, 18 holes for seniors and ladies, 9 holes for veterans and 72 holes matches each for Professionals and Amateurs.

Addressing the ceremony, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah strongly condemned the tragic Quetta terrorist attackwhich left more than 70 people dead and several injured. While expressing his sympathies to bereaved families, the Naval Chief said that our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families and declared the incident a great loss to the nation. He termed the incident a gutless act. He said that such cowardly acts by the terrorists cannot deter the moral of our nation and particularly our armed forces who have made substantial sacrifices to protect the country against this menace.

Later, the chief guest, while commending the sportsman spirit of the participants said that Pakistan Navy will continue its efforts and support for promotion of this sport and organizing Golf Championships of this stature every year. The Naval Chief also praised efforts of Karachi Golf Club Staff for organizing such a mega event. The admiral also said that golf undoubtedly is fast becoming a popular sport among all ages including ladies and the youth in the country. He expressed his satisfaction over the keen participation and healthy contest during the course of this championship. He also congratulated the prize winners and expressed his special gratitude to the sponsors for their continued support to the game of golf.

Details about result of the Chief of Naval Staff Open Golf Championship 2016 are as under:





Matloob Ahmed

Shabbir Iqbal

Senior Professionals

Imdad Hussain

Muhammad Akram

Junior Professionals

Nasir Masih

Usman Ali

Amateurs (Gross)

M. Sharif

Muhammad Ali Hai

Amateurs (Net)

Muhammad Ziaraf

Malik Murtaza

Seniors (Gross)

Omar H Khan

Omar Farooque

Seniors (Net)

Capt S Khizar Naqvi

M Ahad Saad

Ladies (Gross)

Ms Aania Farooq

Humaira Khalid

Ladies (Net)

Ms Joo Jung Ja

Maha Ahmed

Juniors Class A (Gross)

Junaid Irfan

Waleed Chachar

Juniors Class A (Net)

Asad Ali Khan

Hamza Shikoh

Juniors Class B (Gross)

Nadir Khan


Juniors Class B (Net)

Shayan Ameen


The ceremony was attended by a large number of dignitaries from Armed Forces, civil society and golfers.


Matloob Ahmed, winner of 21st CNS Open Golf Championship receiving his trophy from Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral M Zakaullah at KGC

Aania Farooq, winner of ladies gross category of 21st CNS Open Golf championship receiving her award from Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral M Zakaullah at KGC today

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral M Zakaullah along with the prize winners of 21st CNS Open Golf Championship at KGC

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Corps Commanders Conference was held today at General Headquarters. General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) presided the meeting which was attended by all Corps Commanders and Principal Staff Officers. The forum expressed its deepest sympathies with grieved families and injured of Quetta blast. Participants of the conference were given detailed briefings on ongoing military operations and overall external and internal security situation in the country with particular reference to counter terrorism domain.

COAS said that this cowardly terror attack on Pakistan’s judiciary, carried out in a hospital is an attempt to undermine the successes of operation Zarb-e-Azb. He strongly stated that by adopting a whole of nation approach, its valiant armed forces would not allow anyone to reverse our gains against terrorism.

He directed the Commanders and intelligence outfits that they should further intensify the combing, and targeted operations with full vigour to eliminate terrorists and sleeper cells. He also directed commanders to provide all necessary assistance to provincial LEAs in their capacity building through training, resourcing and planning so as to integrate them effectively in counter terrorism operations.


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With a view to express solidarity and solace with tragic Quetta terrorist attack victims and their families,   Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, visited the injured at Combined Military Hospital Quetta today. 

While expressing his profound condolence and sincere sympathy on this tragic incident, the Naval Chief said that no cause could justify brutality of targeting innocent/defenseless civilians mostly lawyers. He pledged that in this hour of tragedy, the officers, men and civilians of Pakistan Navy stand firm with the nation and in particular with the aggrieved families.

During his visit, the Naval Chief also met Chief Minister Balochistan Mr Sanaullah Zehri and Commander Southern Command  Lt Gen Aamir Riaz and expressed his deep condolence over the gory incident  which left more than  70 people dead and several injured.


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DG ISPR Tweets

COAS in Quetta, visits Balochistan High Court, offers condolences with CJ Bln, panel of judges for all those who lost their lives-1

COAS visited injured in Civ Hosp. Expressed solidarity with 'em.Serious patients shifted to CMH. To chair security conf with civ/mil ldrship-2

2 seriously injured evacuated to Kci. 20 more being evacuated on mil plane to various hospitals in different cities on required basis-3

COAS chairs security mtng. CM & CS Bln, Commander Southern Comd present. Having been defeated in KPK,terrorists shifting focus to Bln...-4

Is an attempt to undermine improved security in Bln,specially targeting CPEC.All resources to be employed to control situation.-5

Spec combing Ops ordered. Int  agencies to go anywhere in the country to target anyone linked with these terror acts -6


COAS Charing security meeting. CM and Chief Secretary Balochistan and commander southern command present.

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