COAS Gen. Raheel all praise for Corps of Engineers
28 December, 2013
PESHAWAR: Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, visited Regimental Centre of the Corps of Engineers at Risalpur, in connection with the Commanding Officers Conference.
The Commanding Officers Conference of each corps and regiment of Pakistan Army is a regular formal event which provides an interactive forum to affect operational, training and administrative improvements at the grassroots level.
Speaking on the occasion, the army chief paid rich tribute to the Engineers Corps for its contributions and sacrifices in defending the nation. He especially lauded them for their achievements in nation building tasks to include iconic Karakoram Highway (KKH) and the ongoing construction of 714 kilometers long Central Trade Corridor, linking Pakistan with Afghanistan through South and North Waziristan Agencies, and the recently initiated projects of communication infrastructure in Balochistan.
Earlier, on his arrival, Lieutenant-General Sajjad Ghani, Colonel Commandant of the Corps of Engineers, received the army chief.