KARACHI, Pakistan: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday reiterated that efforts to consolidate budding peace in Karachi would continue unabated.
While speaking at Corps and Rangers Headquarters in Karachi where was given detailed briefing about Karachi Operation, the COAS lauded operations by Rangers with law enforcement agencies (LEAs) which have restored normalcy in Karachi, significantly reducing terrorism, target killing and kidnapping for ransom.
The COAS said that Pakistan army as a state institution would continue to give full support to all government institutions involved in Karachi Operation particularly Sindh police and civil administration.
The Army Chief also appreciated soldiers and officers’ courage and resolve to rid the City of the terrorists and criminals. The COAS also paid tribute to the people of Karachi for their support to the security forces.
Later, business community of Karachi also interacted with the COAS at Corps Headquarters.
The COAS reassured that businesses and investment in Karachi will continue to benefit from improving law and order and should, in turn, ensure national and social obligations.
Earlier on arrival at Karachi, the COAS was received by Commander 5 Corps Lieutenant General Shahid Baig Mirza. The COAS laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada and offered fateha for the martyrs.