Lahore- A group of 84 students from Government College University, Lahore spent a day out visiting various military units and formations of Pakistan Army at Lahore Garrison, military media wing reported today.

According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release, the day-long program was specifically organized to enlighten students on routine functioning of Pakistan Army, its organization and defense capability. A program ‘Know your Army’ has been exclusively initiated for the youth on instructions of Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif.

Earlier, students from F.C College Lahore, Kinnaird College Lahore and Punjab University Lahore spent a day with troops. The program started with wreath laying ceremony and dua at Yadgar-e-Shuhada followed by a demonstration by Quick Response Force.

The students also visited an infantry and armor battalion and witnessed arms and equipment display including small arms fire. The day-long program culminated at flag ceremony at Ganda Singhwala border check post, Kasur.

The smart turnout and bearing combined with immaculate drills by troops of Pakistan Rangers amidst charged crowd further added to the enthusiasm and feelings of patriotism of students.

They evinced keen interest and commended the great sacrifices rendered by Pakistan Army officers and troops in the ongoing war against terrorists. They also applauded the state of morale, commitment and professional competence of Pak Army and thanked the Army Chief for providing them a life time experience and opportunity.