Balochistan is future of Pakistan: COAS
29 March, 2019
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa Thursday said Balochistan is future of Pakistan and that the armed forces are ready to fully assist government and the people of the province towards a shining future, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
“Balochistan is future of Pakistan and it is our duty to fully assist the government and the people of Balochistan towards a shining future,” the army chief said during his visit to Southern Command Headquarters in Quetta.
The army chief was briefed about security situation of the province, pursuance of the National Action Plan (NAP), Operation Radd ul Fassad and socioeconomic development projects undertaken as part of Khushal Balochistan Programme, the ISPR said.
The army chief expressed satisfaction and hoped that the steps taken under the Khushal Balochistan Programme will help in elevating the overall security and socioeconomic indicators in the province.
Later, the COAS visited School of Infantry and Tactics and met with the faculty. He said Pakistan Army has played an important role in reduction of internal security threats as well as effective response along borders. The nation acknowledges and fully supports Pakistan Army’s contributions in fight against terrorism and militancy, he said.