RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan army with the support of state institutions and the nation is fully prepared to thwart all internal and external challenges.
Presiding over the 237th Corps Commanders’ Conference held at Pakistan army’s general headquarters in Rawalpindi on Tuesday, the COAS said that it is our duty to transform these challenges into opportunities for the stability and prosperity of the people of Pakistan.
During the Conference, the Corps Commanders deliberated upon the COVID-19 situation and measures required to confront the pandemic in the wake of its second wave.
The Army Chief directed all commanders to ensure measures to support the national effort.
The forum also reviewed the geo-strategic, regional & national security environment, and discussed internal security, the situation along borders, Line of Control (LoC) and atrocities in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).
The forum also took a comprehensive overview of the positive progress in the Afghan peace process.
The Corps Commanders showed serious concern in the wake of irrefutable evidence of Indian state-sponsored terrorism and efforts to destabilize Pakistan and expressed strong will, resolve, and determination to defend the motherland against any misadventure.
The Conference emphasized that Indian efforts to sabotage China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), its involvement in financing and training of terrorist organizations for fomenting unrest in Pakistan, especially in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, and Balochistan are an affront to peace and security in the region.
Deliberating upon the recent surge in ceasefire violations by the Indian army, the forum resolved to take all measures necessary to protect the innocent population living along the LoC from Indian firing deliberately targeting the civil population.