LAHORE - Commander Lahore Corps Lt General Sadiq Ali visited the exercise area near Chunian on Monday.

The corps commander met the troops and reviewed the ongoing Winter Collective Training drills. Speaking informally on the occasion, he urged on officers and jawans to make optimum use of training and focus on further enhancement of their operational preparedness as defence of the territorial integrity of the motherland was a national obligation.

The general said the troops of Pak Army are more battle hardened today and have proved their operational prowess in the wake of impending challenges to national security.

Earlier on his arrival at the exercise area, the corps commander was received by General Officer Commanding Major General Fida Hussain Malik. Later, he was given a detailed briefing on setting of the exercise by respective field commander.