RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday lauded army personnel for supporting civil administration during ongoing national efforts against Covid-19, monsoons and national polio drive.
He said this while chairing the Corps Commander Conference meeting at GHQ in Rawalpindi. The participants of the meeting took comprehensive review of global, regional and domestic security environment.
Media wing of the armed forces, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said, “Forum was given a detailed briefing on evolving situation along Pak-Afghan International Border, its implications on Pakistan’s Internal Security, particularly in the western zone, and measures being taken to tackle emerging challenges.”
Army Chief Bajwa expressed satisfaction over stringent measures being taken for ensuring effective border control as part of the comprehensive Border Management Regime and asked for high level of vigil along the western Border.
Reinforcing Pakistan’s vision for peace, connectivity & shared prosperity, the COAS said we have made every possible effort to facilitate Afghan Peace Process leading towards a negotiated settlement with utmost sincerity and will continue to do so.
“Being a collective responsibility, all stakeholders have to play their part positively for enduring peace in Afghanistan which is pivotal for stability in the region. Misperceptions and scapegoating must be avoided to counter designs of spoilers,” he said.
Taking holistic view of the multifarious security challenges faced by Pakistan in various domains in the evolving milieu, the forum underscored the need for adopting whole of nation approach.