KARACHI: Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday emphasised Pakistan’s determination to confront global phenomenon of terrorism.
The army chief stated this while addressing the officers and faculty of Command & Staff College, Quetta.
Gen Bajwa’s address to staff course-2020/21 focused on professional matters, internal and external security situation and matters concerning the regional security environment.
Speaking on the occasion, the COAS emphasised Pakistan’s resolve and determination to “confront global phenomenon of terrorism by adopting whole of Nation approach”.
He said that future of enduring peace and stability in South Asia hinges on ability to resolve long pending issues within the region. This can be complemented through meaningful international support and will to take on complex challenges.
Focusing on the Covid-19 pandemic, the COAS said that Pakistan Army along with other state institutions would do all to mitigate the challenges faced by the people of Pakistan. Only a cohesive national effort shall take Pakistan to progress and prosperity, he said.
Earlier on arrival at Quetta, the COAS was received by Lt Gen Sarfraz Ali, Commander Quetta Corps, and Maj Gen Amer Ahsan Nawaz, Commandant, Command & Staff College.
Published in Dawn, June 1st, 2021