Promotion of international peace to assure internal stability: CJCSC


Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Khalid Shameem Wynne while addressing the passing out parade of 126th Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) Long Course on Saturday said that Pakistan is a peace loving country and we want to promote international peace as it is an assurance of our own internal stability
“During the past few years, we have witnessed rapid changes in the international environment resulting in a wave of internal instability in our country. We have been subjected to a new form of war with dangerous consequence to our liberty and independence. We must prove to the world that we are a resilient nation and cannot be undermined by extremists”, the CJCSC said while addressing the ceremony.
Gen. Khalid said that “we are living in an era of rapid technological advancement and future military leadership will find itself at a loss if they fail to keep pace with the evolving trends”.
The CJCSC while reviewing the parade appreciated the standard of professionalism acquired by the graduating cadets, especially the immaculate turn out and exuberance in drill movements.
While addressing the cadet officers, the CJCSC said that “Pakistan is a peace loving country and we want to promote international peace as it is an assurance of our own internal stability. Our brave officers and soldiers have given their best in the line of duty to ensure the defense of the motherland. I am confident that this trust has been transferred into able hands and you will become a mark of pride for your nation”.
He congratulated the parents of the cadets and the faculty for achieving traditional bench marks of excellence in molding young men into able and impeccable officers of the Pakistan Army.
The Sword of Honor for the overall best cadet was awarded to Academy Senior Under Officer Anees, the President Gold Medal was awarded to Battlalion Senior Under Officer Jalal, Chief of Army Staff”s Overseas Gold Medal was awarded to Allied Under Officer Osama and Chief of Army Staff Cane was awarded to Course Senior Under Officer Tariq.
Earlier on his arrival at PMA, the CJCSC was received by the Commandant Pakistan Military Academy, Major General Sadiq Ali.
The commissioning parade constituted the 126th PMA Long Course, 24 Technical Graduate Course, 45 Integrated Course, 10th Lady Cadet Course along with a number of allied cadets from friendly countries of Palestine and Sudan.