RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The 231st Corps Commanders’ Conference presided over by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa was held in Rawalpindi on Tuesday, which paid tribute to doctors, paramedics, health care workers and law enforcement agencies (LEAs) for braving the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic under the challenging environment.
In the Conference, Corps Commanders participated through Video Link from respective Headquarters.
The forum reviewed geo-strategic, regional and national security environment with particular emphasis on the latest situation arising from the COVID-19. It under took comprehensive review of the deployment of Pakistan army troops assisting the civil administration in aid of civil power across the country.
The forum was apprised on the functioning of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) established to synergize & articulate National effort for containment of the COVID-19.
While appreciating the troops in the field for efforts so far, the COAS directed all commanders to extend maximum assistance in moving critical resources and reaching out to mitigate the suffering of people in far-flung areas including Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK), Interior Sindh and Balochistan.
The forum also paid tribute to the Kashmiri people who are fighting the pandemic under Indian atrocities and struggling for their just cause of self-determination.
The COAS said that every citizen counts as we strive to scale this calamity. He said that being a nation with a vibrant youth and resilient people ready to share & sacrifice, we will emerge stronger from this challenge Insha’Allah.