Derogatory digital compaign on heli crash anguish Army personal: ISPR


Pakistan Armed Forces on Friday reacted on the regretful social media campaign after unfortunate helicopter crash on 1 August that has caused deep anguish and distress among Lasbela Shuhada families and Rank and File of the Armed Forces.

ISPR spokesperson said that the whole nation stood with the institution in this difficult time certain insensitive quarters resorted to hurtful and derogatory comments on social media.

ISPR DG said that the social media compaign is unacceptable and highly condemnable.

Pertinent to note that many social media users apparently with different Pakistani names tweeted disrespectful and derogatory remarks on the social media after six officers and Army personal embraced martyrdom in Balochistan helicopter crash.

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Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi, Commander of Hungarian Defense Forces, who is on official visit to Pakistan called on General Nadeem Raza, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi, today.

Matters of bilateral defence cooperation including security, military exchanges, training and prevailing regional environment were discussed during the meeting. Commander of Hungarian Defence Forces said that these mutually beneficial interactions have deepened the bilateral defence relationship, strengthened the cooperation and enhanced mutual understanding between the two armies. Chairman JCSC reaffirmed the strong and long-standing bilateral defence relationship between Hungary and Pakistan.

Earlier upon arrival at Joint Staff Headquarters, Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi, was presented Guard of Honour by a smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Armed Forces.

COAS visits Army Cyber Command

General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited newly raised Army Cyber Command. COAS also visited Cyber Division and Army Center of Emerging Technologies, two of the main components of Army Cyber Command. “Nature and character of warfare is changing. Firepower and cyber have emerged as the mainstay of future war and we need to enhance our capability and capacity in these domains. The newly raised Cyber Command shall progressively be linked to Tri-Services level and will also form part of national cyber initiatives to have synergy at national level”, COAS

Upon arrival COAS was received by Commander Army Cyber Command Lieutenant General Asif Ghafoor. Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza, Lieutenant General Azhar Abbas and other senior Army officers were also present at the occasion.