COAS General Qamar Bajwa attends the platinum jubilee Reunion of 1st PMA Long Course in Rawalpindi
RAWALPINDI – The Platinum Jubilee Reunion of 1st PMA Long Course was held in Rawalpindi on Tuesday.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa graced the occasion as chief guest. Paying rich tribute to the veterans of Ist PMA Long Course for their great contributions, the COAS said that they provided pioneer leadership to the Pakistan Army.
[image: The Platinum Jubilee Reunion of 1st PMA Long Course was held in Rawalpindi]
He said: “Pakistan Army has established Army Institute of Military History (AIMH), where we are working to preserve our military history and veterans’ experiences which should be useful to younger generation of officers.”
[image: PMA Long Course, Platinum Jubilee Reunion, Rawalpindi]
The Platinum Jubilee Reunion was attended by surviving members of 1st PMA Long Course and families. The officers of 1st PMA Long Course joined PMA in Jan 1948 and 62 officers were commissioned on Feb 4, 1950, including Major Aziz Bhatti Shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider.