QUETTA: The Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Thursday that the future of Balochistan was brightened and it was a joint duty to fully assist to the government and the people of Balochistan towards shining future.
He made these remarks while visiting the Headquarters Southern Command in Quetta, the chief of army staff (COAS) was briefed about the security situation of the province, pursuance of the National Action Plan and Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, and development projects initiated as part of Khush Hal Balochistan Programme.
Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed satisfaction over the prevailing security situation as well as the continuing socio-economic development projects in Balochistan, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
According to the military’s media wing, the army chief said that Balochistan “is future of Pakistan and it is our duty to fully assist the government and the people of Balochistan towards a shining future”.
Later, the COAS visited the School of Infantry and Tactics, Quetta and met with the faculty.
“Pakistan Army has played an important role for the reduction in the internal security threats as well as an effective response along borders,” he said.
The nation, he added, acknowledged and fully supported Pakistan Army’s contributions in the state’s fight against terrorism and militancy.