Bajwa celebrates Christmas

Staff Report
Tuesday, 26 December 2017
RAWALPINDI: Chief of army staff (COAS) general Qamar Javed Bajwa joined Christian community, on Monday, at Christ church in the garrison city, to take part in Christmas celebrations, whereat Bajwa acknowledged role of Christian brethren not only towards creation of Pakistan but also for their contributions towards its progress; an inter services pubic relations (ISPR) statement said.

According to detail, the congregation welcomed COAS and thanked him for sharing the festivity.

COAS Bajwa wished merry Christmas to the entire Christian community in Pakistan and appreciated the constructive role of various institutions in the fields of education, health and public welfare managed by Christian community, countrywide.

He especially acknowledged their contributions in defence of motherland, as part of the valiant Pakistan armed forces.

Rawalpindi corps commander was also present.

Meanwhile, another high flying Pakistan flag was hoisted at Ganda Singh Wala on Pak-India border.

Multan corps commander lieutenant general Abdullah Dogar hoisted a 200 feet high flag in a ceremony charged with national fervour.

Punjab Pakistan Rangers director general (DG) major general Azhar Naveed Hayat Khan and people from all walks of life were present on the occasion.