Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Monday visited the exercise area around Kharian and Gujranwala and witnessed troops engaged in the ongoing Army Field Exercise.
Army field exercise is being conducted in the Central and Southern Command to validate operational plans and enhance own preparedness, the statement said. Infantry and mechanised columns of the central command, with their requisite supporting troops and Punjab Rangers, are carrying out the exercise, it added.
Earlier, the army chief was briefed in detail about the objectives and conduct of the exercise from the newly inducted hi-tech net enabled virtual war room. He also witnessed field manoeuvres at night.
Infantry and Mechanized columns of the central command with their requisite supporting troops and Punjab Rangers are carrying out the exercise.
Commander Central Command, Lt Gen Umar Durrani, Commander Gujranwala Corps Lt Gen Ikram Ul Haq and Inspector General Training and Evaluation (IGTE) Lt Gen Qamar Bajwa were also present.