RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday visited NLI (Northern Light Infantry) Regimental Centre, Bunji, ISPR reported.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), during the visit, COAS installed Lieutenant General Anwar Ali Hyder as Colonel Commandant of NLI Regiment.
Outgoing Colonel of NLI Regiment Lieutenant General Ikram Ul Haq Retd, Commander Rawalpindi Corps Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar, a large number of serving and retired officers and soldiers attended the ceremony.
Upon arrival, COAS laid floral wreath at martyrs monument. COAS appreciated the contributions and sacrifices of NLI Regiment for the defence of the motherland.
It must be noted that NLI Regiment is one of the most decorated Regiments of Pakistan Army with numerous gallantry awards including two Nishan-e-Haider.