COAS General Syed Asim Munir spent the Eid day with troops deployed along the Pak-Afghan Border at Bajaur on April 22, 2023.
COAS offered Eid prayers with the officers and troops and appreciated their high morale. He expressed that Army is committed towards the defense of the frontiers and Armed Forces of Pakistan are always ready to thwart any threat to ensure the territorial integrity of Pakistan. He remarked, “For the defenders of Pakistan, irrespective of the difficult terrain or weather and despite being away from the loved ones, duty takes precedence and nothing is more sacred than guarding the frontiers of our beloved country.” He paid rich tribute to the shuhada and emphasized that on this day of Eid, we must not forget those who laid down their lives for the defense of the motherland and eliminating the scourge of terrorism. He extended well wishes to the families of shuhada on this special day.
He appreciated the operational vigil of troops guarding the border.
Earlier on arrival, COAS was received by Commander Peshawar Corps.
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