COAS lauds counter-terrorism efforts by Corps of Engineers

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RAWALPINDI, Aug 04 (DNA): Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has
appreciated the Corps of Engineers for their outstanding contributions
during various operations, especially in counterterrorism.

He extended his appreciation during his visit to Risalpur and Nowshehra
on Thursday.

On arrival at Military College of Engineering Risalpur, General Bajwa
laid floral wreath at Shahuada monument and offered Fateha.

He visited MCE and was briefed about training modules and various
training facilities at MCE including Counter IEDs Explosive Munition
School, Combat and Civil Engineering wings.

The Army chief was briefed that CEMS, a state of the art training
facility, is contributing phenomenally for training of Pakistan Army,
Pakistan Air Force, Pakistan Navy, and Police as well as officials from
friendly countries.

This training has been a key element for successful operations during
war against terror. It enabled manpower to search and identify IEDS laid
by terrorists and clearing and dismantling terrorists infrastructure and
area clearance ensuring force protection.

General Bajwa also visited Structural Lab at MCE designed to test and
verify various standards of huge infrastructures. He also met the Corps
of Engineers champion team of International PACES competition and lauded
their professionalism and skills.

Later, the Army Chief visited School of Armour and Mechanised Warfare in
Nowshera. He was briefed about training aspects of the school with focus
on mechanised warfare training regime as per future battle field
requirements.