RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen-eral Qamar Javed Bajwa Friday pinned the badges of rank to formally install Li-eutenant General Nigar Jo-har as first-ever female ge-neral to be appointed as Co-lonel Commandant of AMC.
The army chief visited Army Medical Corps (AM-C) Center, Abbottabad, wh-ere he laid wreath at Yad-gar-e-Shuh-ada and offered Fateha, said an ISPR relea-se. Speaking on the occasion, COAS lauded contributions of AMC in ensuring high standards of healthcare during peace and war.
He said, “AMC has always answered the call of duty during natural calamities, both inland and abro-ad. Our doctors and param-edic staff have been frontline warriors against COV-ID-19 and displaying exe-mplary commitment and re-solve for safety and well b-eing of the people of Pak-istan.”
“Installation of the first ever three star female Gen-eral Officer of Pakistan A-rmy as Colonel Comma-ndant of AMC is indeed a matter of immense pride for Pakistan Army and the country,” COAS emphasized. Keeping pace with rapid advancements in medical science was imperative for the doctors and paramedics to keep themselves at par with modern militaries and best global practices in health care, he concluded.