Internal, external challenges demand national response: Gen Qamar | The Express Tribune

Linking the prosperity of Pakistan with Balochistan, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday said that nefarious designs of the forces are inimical to peace and stability of the country are being foiled through a synergetic and comprehensive strategy, the military said.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Qamar expressed these remarks in his interactions with participants of the 8th National Workshop Balochistan at the General Headquarters.

The statement said that the interaction is part of the workshop being held at Quetta from November 1 to 27, attended by people related to various fields and segments of society.

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Recalling the innumerable sacrifices of the nation in defeating terrorism, the army chief reiterated that the hard-earned peace shall be vigorously guarded at all costs.

“The resolute support of people of Balochistan to security forces has resulted in stability of the province and materialisation of progress on projects of socio-economic development,” the army chief remarked.

Linking the prosperity of Pakistan with Balochistan, General Qamar said that nefarious designs of the forces inimical to peace and stability of Pakistan are being foiled through a synergetic and comprehensive strategy.

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The army chief emphasised that the internal and external challenges faced by Pakistan demand a comprehensive national response. He said that by virtue of the effective management of the western zone, Pakistan was able to remain safe amid the crisis situation inside Afghanistan.

“We will continue ensuring our border and internal security which is so vital for national development,” he added.

Participants thanked the army chief for the opportunity.



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