Now youth is prime target of our enemies in hybrid war: COAS


RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that nature and character of war has changed, and now youth is the prime target of our enemies in the hybrid war.

While addressing and interacting with youth on Monday, during the ongoing annual internship programme at the Inter Services Public Relations Directorate (ISPR) in Rawalpindi, the COAS advised the youth to stay determined and defeat all such threats to take Pakistan forward to its rightful destination as part of the nation.

The COAS said that the state is determined to root out extremism and terrorism for which youth has an important role to play.

The Army Chief congratulated the students on successful completion of the internship program. He said that Pakistan is blessed with most talented and vibrant youth and future of Pakistan belongs to them. He said that he has full confidence and optimism that Pakistani youth realizing their potential will lead Pakistan to new era of peace and progress.

While acknowledging efforts of youth on historic merger of erstwhile FATA into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the COAS said that this mainstreaming shall facilitate bringing enduring peace, stability and socio-economic development for the long neglected and terrorism rid area.

General Qamar Javed Bajwa emphasized that education has to stay as our national priority and Pakistan army is determined to provide whole hearted support towards this state objective, especially in Balochistan. He said that establishment of NUST Campus in Balochistan and Khush Hal Balochistan are testimony of our commitment.

The annual Internship Programme 2018 was held in ISPR comprising students of various educational institutions from across the Country.

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