General Khalid Shameem Wynne presides over the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee meeting at Joint Staff Headquarters in Rawalpindi on Thursday. – Photo by APP

RAWALPINDI: The participants of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) meeting on Thursday expressed their satisfaction over the standard of preparedness of the armed forces to take on future challenges of the country.

During the meeting presided over by Chairman JCSC General Khalid Shameem Wynne held at the Joint Staff Headquarters, it was reiterated that the resolve to fight the menace of terrorism will be kindred and the armed forces of Pakistan are ready to render any sacrifice therein.

According to ISPR, the issues related to Pakistan's national security and emerging regional Geo-Strategic environment along with the progress on the agenda points of last meeting came under discussion.

Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Asif Sandila, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Secretary Defence, Secretary Defence Production, Chief of General Staff, Director General Joint Staff, Director General Inter Services Intelligence, Director General Strategic Plans Division and other senior military officers from the three services attended the meeting.

JCSC is a quarterly moot of senior military leadership to assess and evaluate the operational preparedness of the armed forces and to take stock of upcoming challenges.

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