Rawalpindi: A special ceremony was held at Joint Staff Headquarters as the Armed Forces of Pakistan bid farewell to General Khalid Shameem Wynne, the outgoing Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee who retires today after 42 years in active services.
The ceremony was attended by General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Chief of Army Staff, Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila, Chief of the Naval Staff, Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of the Air Staff, senior officers from the three services and officers of the Joint Staff Headquarters.
A smartly turned out Joint services guard presented salute as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee arrived at the venue. General Khalid Shameem Wynne reviewed the parade.
Later while addressing the officers and troops at Joint Staff Headquarters, CJCSC applauded the sacrifices rendered by the armed forces in defending the motherland, be it a conventional or the unconventional threat. He reiterated that defence of the country is impregnable and gallant soldiers, sailors and airmen will not hesitate in making it even more formidable.