COAS visits Army Medical Center, Abbottabad

COAS visits Army Medical Center, Abbottabad

RAWALPINDI: (APP) Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif Friday visited Army Medical Center, Abbottabad, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated.

Interacting with the officers and men of Army Medical Corps (AMC), COAS appreciated contributions and sacrifices of doctors and paramedic staff in improving the health care standards in peace and war especially in fight against terrorism.

The COAS lauded the efforts of AMC in up gradation of hospitals, specially the specialized treatment including, liver transplant unit, hands and upper limbs surgery center.

Their training establishments like National University Medical Sciences (NUMS) and paramedics training institutes are serving our requirements of developing human resource and skill sets, the COAS remarked.

The COAS emphasized that AMC has always answered the call ofduty during national calamities both inland and abroad and disaster management.

General Raheel Sharif said that medical science is progressing at a rapid pace, and it is imperative for doctors to keep themselves abreast of the latest development.

Later, COAS pinned the badges of rank on the shoulders of Lieutenant General Asif Mumtaz Sukhera to formally install him Colonel Commandant of Army Medical Corps.

Earlier on arrival, the COAS laid wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada and offered Fateha.