RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: A delegation comprising members of the Parliamentary Kashmir Committee, Defence Committees of the Senate, and National Assembly visited the Pakistan army’s general headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi on Monday.
The delegation was given a detailed briefing on the security environment including the situation on the borders and Pakistan’s army efforts for peace and stability.
The delegation had an exhaustive interactive session with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
The COAS said that Pakistan’s armed forces, with the support of the nation, have achieved unprecedented successes in the fight against terrorism and bringing normalcy in the Country.
General Bajwa said that due to our timely steps for western zone border management, Alhamdolillah today despite challenges Pakistan’s borders are secure and we are prepared to meet any situation.
Alluding to the benefits of regional connectivity, the COAS highlighted the importance of restoration of peace in Afghanistan for sustainable development of the region.
The COAS reiterated the Pakistan army’s support and commitment to the Kashmir cause and the people of Kashmir.
The Army Chief said that the world must know that without peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue, peace and stability will remain illusive.
The session concluded with a resolve to continue the struggle against violent extremism through a synergetic, whole-of-the-nation approach.