COAS general Bajwa appreciates FCNA readiness at LoC

By Staff Reporter
Wednesday – October 7, 2020
RAWALPINDI: The chief of army staff (COAS) general Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Skardu, Tuesday, whereat he was briefed on latest situation and operational preparedness of force command northern areas (FCNA) troops deployed along the line of control (LoC).

According to an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, interacting with officers and men, COAS general Bajwa appreciated their high morale, operational readiness under challenging environment and harsh weather conditions.

He emphasised to ensure highest levels of readiness for effectively responding to emerging threats.

On arrival at Skardu, COAS general Bajwa was received by Rawalpindi corps commander lieutenant general Azhar Abbas.

Later, he visited Gilgit, Tuesday, and inaugurated state of the art software technology park, an initiative of special communication organisation (SCO).

Acknowledging efforts of SCO, COAS general Bajwa said that establishment of information technology (IT) clusters in remote areas will have a great effect by encouraging innovation and digitisation

The facility will help create environment for research and innovation in the fields of IT and defence communication by honing and harnessing the skills of our brilliant youth.

It will serve as a trigger for development of cyber industry in the area.