RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday said that Indian propaganda regarding the presence of miscreants along the Line of Control (LoC) was aimed at spreading unrest in Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJ&K) which would never succeed.
During his visit to the LoC in Kel Sector and forward post at Sharda today, the COAS said that Pakistan Army would continue to ensure protection and security of people along the LoC.
The COAS also directed to ensure progress and development works in the area in coordination with the AJ&K government.
During the visit, the COAS was briefed by the General Officer Commanding (GOC) Murree Major General Azhar Abbas on situation along the LoC and ceasefire violations by India in recent months.
The COAS was also apprised regarding army’s support to ongoing Housing and Population Census.
The Army Chief appreciated state of operational preparedness and response to ceasefire violations.
Earlier on arrival, the COAS was received by Commander Rawalpindi Corps Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza.