COAS pays tribute to victims of terrorism

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa (COAS) on Tuesday paid tribute to victims of terrorism on ‘International Day of Victims of Terrorism’.

In a statement released by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the COAS said that terrorism is a global menace and requires collective response.

The COAS said that Pakistan has remained subjected to this threat for quite some time especially during the last two decades.

“Pakistani nation and its armed forces have bravely and successfully stood up to this challenge and is on a positive trajectory to defeat it effectively. We express solidarity with courageous families of the victims of terrorism including security forces who fought valiantly against it,” he said.

The Army Chief said that our collective resolve shall defeat all inimical forces which tried to push us towards darkness but are failing in the face of our national resilience and determination.

“We strongly condemn terrorism in all its manifestations and extend full support to all the forces of order and peace to bring enduring peace,” the COAS.

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