Saturday Nov 19, 2022
According to the military’s media wing, COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa along with Lieutenant General Nigar Johar paid a farewell visit to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Rawalpindi.
During the visit, the army chief was briefed by CMH Commandant Major General Muhammad Mohsin Qureshi regarding state-of-the-art newly upgraded healthcare facilities.
The COAS was briefed that medical care has been planned as per international best practices and patient care is the focus of hospital administration, said the ISPR.
Special counters have been established for facilitating civilian patients as well. Efforts are being made to provide a patient-friendly environment and provide allied facilities for patients’ attendants, read the statement.
The COAS appreciated the efforts of the AMC which is providing quality healthcare and state-of-the-art rehabilitation services to members of the armed forces, their families and civilian patients.
COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa also laid the foundation stone of the new training block of Armed Forces Post Graduate Institute.
Later, the army chief visited newly constructed soldiers’ guestrooms, newly established Army Help Centre and upgraded facilities of Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology.
The COAS appreciated the doctors and healthcare professionals of AMC for their selfless devotion to duty and monumental work.
Lauding the immense improvements being incorporated in healthcare infrastructure General Bajwa said that quality healthcare for soldiers and their families is a cardinal feature of Army’s welfare regime and critical for morale of troops.
Earlier upon arrival at CMH, the COAS was received by Rawalpindi Corps Commander Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza.