Rawalpindi: The Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Meeting (JCSC) was held here at the Joint Staff Headquarters. General Rashad Mahmood, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee presided over the meeting which was attended by Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila, Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Secretary Defence and senior military officers from the three services.
JCSC is a quarterly meeting of senior military leadership to carry out the assessment and evaluation of operational preparedness of all three services specially in the context of jointness within the Armed Forces.
Participants appreciated the strides against the menace of terrorism and the progress made in operation Zarb-a-Azb there in. The satisfaction over the standard of preparedness of Armed Forces to take on upcoming challenges being faced by the country was also expressed in unequivocal terms. Participants also appreciated the relief and rescue operations carried out by Armed Forces in the length and breadth of the country during the recent Floods.
At the end the meeting reaffirmed the resolve of Armed Forces to eradicate terrorism from across the country as per comprehensive security strategy.