RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif has said that Pakistan Army is the most battle-hardened army in the world.
According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday, General Raheel visited Abbottabad and witnessed the finals of 4th COAS Young Soldiers Inter Central PACES (Physical Agility and Combat Efficiency System) Championship at FF Centre.
Speaking on the occasion, the Army Chief said, “Pakistan Army is the most battle-hardened army in the world and it is primarily due to highest standard of physical fitness, professionalism and motivation of our officers and men who face the challenges dauntlessly”.
A total of 406 contestants from 22 Regimental Centres participated in this event. Sepoy Sheeraz Khan did 1214 Push Ups in 30 minutes to clinch 1st Position in this category. Sepoy Jamshaid Khan stood 1st in Chin Ups competition by doing 68 Chin Ups. While Sapper Akmal Hussain did 2134 Sit ups to secure 1st Position in this event. Sepoy Muhammad Asif was declared fit of the fittest in the competition by securing 2474 marks.
Later, COAS Gen. Raheel distributed prizes among the winners.