President AJK Visits Corps Headquarters Mangla

President Azad Jammu and Kashmir Mr. Sardar Muhammad Masood Khan visited Headquarters 1 Corps on January 31, 2017. President AJK was received by Commander 1 Corps Lt Gen Umar Farooq Durrani. On his arrival, President laid wreath at the Shuhada Monument. Later, he held a detailed meeting with Corps Commander and discussed a number of issues relating to mutual interest. Corps Commander apprised the President about current commitments of the formation in general and Mangla Garrison in particular.

President Sardar Muhammad Masood Khan highly appreciated the role of Army in multifaceted security spectrum. He reiterated the gratitude of people of Azad Jammu and Kashmir for Pakistan Army’s continued support in the last earthquake and various other occasions of assistance in aid of civil power. The President later interacted informally with officers of the Corps Headquarters.


Commander Peshawar Corps Lieutenant General Nazir Ahmed Butt visited Swat, Dir and Chitral. He was given detailed briefing on operational matters, progress on establishment of Swat Cantonment and relief work being undertaken including construction of Lowari tunnel. During his two days visit, he interacted with troops deployed on the forward posts and expressed his satisfaction on operational performance and morale of the troops.

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