General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Tunneling Institute of Pakistan (TIP)


COAS inaugurated a state-of-the-art Tunneling Institute, an initiative of FWO. TIP is aimed at promoting professional tunnelling expertise including research and development and synergising tunnelling resources.
TIP will provide a distinctive platform to encompass tunnelling education through both tunnelling academia and industry experts. TIP is the only sixth such facility in the World which has been completed and operationalized within the planned time frame of 10 months by FWO.
Later, COAS visited National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC).
COAS was appraised about the latest polio Campaigns conducted in the country and the challenges being faced. COAS directed to provide additional manpower/ resources in sensitive locations to ensure a safe and secure environment for polio teams for proper reach and effectiveness of polio Campaigns to achieve the objective of a polio-free Pakistan.
Earlier on arrival
at TIP, COAS was received by Engineer in Chief (E-In-C) Lieutenant General Moazzam Ejaz and Director General Frontier Works Organization Major General Kamal Azfar.