ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: A two days Pakistan-UK Seminar on ’Sharing Experiences in Stabilization and Peace Efforts’ was being organized at the National Defence University (NDU) in Islamabad as part of ongoing consultative process between security practitioners of the two Countries.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa was the Chief Guest on opening session.
The UK delegation was being led by Lieutenant General Patrick Sanders.
Speaking on the occasion, the COAS highlighted the enormity of the endeavor undertaken by Pakistan against the forces of disorder and terror, over the last many years.
The COAS underlined the importance and context of the military campaign that commenced in 2007-08 and has now evolved into Operation Rudd-ul-Fasaad which is aimed at utilizing the success of military operation to bring lasting peace, stability and normalcy to the Country.
Earlier, Lieutenant General Patrick Sanders paid homage to the efforts of Pakistan; People and Army in their fight against terrorism, making not only Pakistan but also the world, a safer place.
The audience comprised dignitaries from British High Commission, ex ambassadors, senior serving and retired officers and participants from various think tanks and universities.