RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Balochistan’s peace and prosperity is the bedrock of Pakistan’s progress.
Interacting with participants of the 7th National Workshop Balochistan at Pakistan army’s general headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi on Tuesday, the COAS said that Balochistan is in sharp focus of national leadership and the Pakistan army is fully engaged in enabling national and provincial response in synergy with other institutions of the state.
Attended by a large number of parliamentarians, bureaucrats, members of civil society, youth, academia, and media representatives, the workshop is aimed at enabling future leadership of Balochistan in understanding vital national/provincial issues and mounting cohesive response.
In his remarks, the COAS further said that the security forces shall remain steadfast and determined to defeat enemies of peace and prosperity of Balochistan/Pakistan.
The Army Chief said that it’s time to reap dividends of hard-earned peace and expedite socio-economic development adopting a people-centric approach for attaining enduring stability.
Highlighting internal and external challenges, the COAS said that full-spectrum threat demands a comprehensive national response.
“We are a resilient nation that has endured the tests of time on its path to achieving peace and stability”, the COAS concluded.