RAWALPINDI (News10) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday presided over a Corps Commanders Conference at General Headquarters in Rawalpindi.
According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the forum reviewed geo strategic, regional & national security environment & discussed internal security, situation along borders, LOC & atrocities in IIOJ&K.
The forum also took a comprehensive overview of positive progress in Afghan Peace Process.
The meeting showed serious concern in the wake of irrefutable evidence of Indian state sponsored terrorism and efforts to destabilize Pakistan. Indian efforts to sabotage CPEC, involvement in financing and training of terrorist organizations for fomenting unrest in Pakistan, especially in AJK, GB and Balochistan are an affront to peace and security in the region, the forum emphasised.
Deliberating upon recent surge in ceasefire violations by the Indian Army, forum resolved to take all measures necessary to protect innocent population living along the Line of Control (LOC) from Indian firing deliberately targeting civil population. Forum expressed strong will, resolve and determination to defend the motherland against any misadventure.
The forum also deliberated upon the COVID-19 situation and measures required to confront the pandemic in the wake of 2nd wave.
On the occasion, COAS Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa specifically directed all commanders to ensure measures to support the national effort.
He said that Pakistan Army with support of state institutions and the nation is fully prepared to thwart all internal and external challenges.
“It is our duty to transform these challenges into opportunities for the stability & prosperity of the people of Pakistan,” the army chief added.