Corps Commander Lahore calls on Governor

LAHORE: Corps Commander Lahore Lieutenant General Sadiq Ali called on Punjab Govenor Malik Mohammad Rafique Rajwana during a farewell meeting at the Governor’s House, here on Friday.

The corps commander is leaving his current post to join his new assignment as Inspector General Arms at General Head-quarters (GHQ).

Speaking on the occasion, the governor said that democracy provided a sound foundation to a strong Pakistan, adding that good governance, transparency and effective accountability process were the beauty of democracy.

Rajwana said country’s defence was in the safe hands, reassuring that the whole nation stood shoulder to shoulder with the armed forces for the defence, honour and sanctity of Pakistan.

Corps Commander Lt-Gen Sadiq Ali, on the occasion, said Pakistan Army was discharging its duties with full devotion to meet the challenges faced by the country.

He said the sacrifices rendered by the armed forces, police and law-enforcement agnecies for restoring peace and security in the country would not go waste.