KARACHI: Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has expressed the hope that the nation will continue to convert the challenges it is facing into opportunities in 2018.

A New Year message of the army chief issued by Inter-Services Public Relations director general Asif Ghafoor on his Twitter account late on Sunday night said that 2018 would have immense significance for Pakistan as it would have to face both internal and external challenges in the year.

The message read: “`A momentous year is over. 2018 is of immense significance for Pak both internally & externally with monumental challenges. Challenges are convertible into opportunities. Part we have done, remaining we can, and shall do together, IA. Nothing can defeat the spirit of Pak’. COAS.”

Published in Dawn, January 1st, 2018

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