COAS Raheel Sharif visits alma matar

COAS Raheel Sharif visits alma matar

ISLAMABAD: (APP) Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Friday visited his alma mater , Government College University (GCU) Lahore, and interacted with the students and faculty members .

In line to revive old memories, the COAS visited various sections of the premier institute specially the parts where he had spent his days of being student, an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) news release stated.

Paying rich tributes to both the faculty and management of the University for their role towards grooming and honing the country's youth, the COAS said the GCU has always played a pivotal role in producing a stream of scholars, scientists, artists and intellectuals of international acclaim, who have contributed immensely in their respective domains.

The COAS stressed the youth to always focus on 3Cs - Character, Courage and Competence and keep striving for achieving honour and dignity through hard work and unwavering faith in Allah.

General Raheel while expressing his optimism for brighter future of the country, said "Pakistanis are a great nation and our human resource is our real asset."

Operation Zarb e Azb has laid a strong foundation for peace and progress of the country and the youth can play pivotal role towards taking the beloved homeland to new heights , he added.

Meanwhile, the sources revealed that the Vice Chancellor of GCU said that the entire nation acknowledged the role and contribution of Gen Raheel Sharif for successful conduct of operation Zarb-e-Azb and operation in Karachi.

He also presented the admission form to General Raheel which he had submitted back at the time of seeking admission in the GCU.

Earlier, the COAS was accorded warm welcome by the faculty and students of the University.



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