Rawalpindi (May 23, 2018): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday said the training of junior leaders was extremely vital because of their critical role in modern warfare, military media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.
The army chief visited the Junior Leaders Academy (JLA) in Shinkiari and a detailed briefing was given to Chief of Army Staff.
He further highlights the value of the junior leaders and said that the training of junior leaders on the modern way has great importance.JLA is a premium army institution which imparts training on basic professional skills and leadership traits to Junior Commissioned officers (JCOs) and Non Commissioned Officers NCOs) of the Pakistan Armed forces as well as from a number of friendly foreign countries.
On the directives of the COAS, the academy is being upgraded as “Centre of Excellence for the Junior Military Leadership” with enhanced capacity and facilities.General Bajwa also interacted with the faculty and was pleased to see young officers from FATA and Malakand as instructors, said the press release from the military’s media wing.
Inspector General, Training, and Evaluation (IGT&E) Lieutenant General Hidayat Ur Rehman and Commander Rawalpindi Corps Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza were also present during the visit.