New corps commander calls on CM 


LAHORE Oct 20 (TNS): Lt Gen Aamer Riaz, the newly appointed corps commander of Lahore, called on Shehbaz today.

The chief minister wished Lt Gen Riaz well for his new assignment.

He said the nation is proud of its brave armed forces and the sacrifices they have rendered.

“The war against terrorism was successful owing to the decisions of the civilian and military leadership,” he said, adding that, the entire nation, including the civil-military leadership, is on one page regarding the war against terrorism.

Shehbaz further said that this war is for Pakistan’s survival.

Lt Gen Riaz was posted as the Lahore corps commander during a shuffle in the army’s top brass on September 28 this year. He was serving as the head of the Southern Command in Quetta.

He has previously served as the head of the 111 Brigade in Rawalpindi and later as the Director General of Military Operations in GHQ.