Now we will fight poverty, ignorance: COAS


(Rawalpindi News): Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Friday that we’ll fight to get rid of illiteracy and poverty. Addressing a function in the General Headquarters (GHQ) in relationship with the Defence and Martyrs Day, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said Pakistan had fulfilled its duty wholeheartedly and it was around the rest of the planet to reject extremism and terrorism in a variety of forms.

He said today’s Pakistan gave a concept of peace and safety and the message was for the entire world and area for Pakistan’s sacrifices and collaboration were unprecedented.

Martyrs’ families were invited to the service, which was attended by Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Chief of the Naval Staff, Chief of the Air Staff as well as many others. The COAS paid tribute and fulfilled with the families of martyrs.

Before the beginning of the occasion, Gen Bajwa paid tribute laid a wreath in the Yadgar-e-Shuhada and provided Dua. He claimed that after doing away with terrorism, the struggle was against the scourges of illiteracy, poverty and backwardness. General Bajwa stated he wanted to pay tribute to the martyrs and their families whose sacrifices had made Pakistan safe.

Reiterating the fix to battle for Kashmir until the soldier bullet and also breath, he claimed the Kashmiri brothers and sisters wouldn’t be left at the mercy and alone circumstances. He gave a message to the Kashmiris which Pakistanis would continue to stand by them until they obtained theirs directly.

He claimed that Kashmir was the schedule of liberty of Pakistan. He said the direction of India using its fanaticism, short-sightedness, ignorance and hatred had assaulted Kashmiris, which can be a struggle for Pakistan as well as humanity.”Kashmir is our jugular vein and our hearts beat with our Kashmiri brothers,” he stated, adding that Pakistan was prepared to go to some extent for Kashmir.

“Today, when we talk about a bright Pakistan, our hearts feel unrest due to worries, problems and pain of Kashmiris in the Indian Held Kashmir,” he stated, adding that the current Kashmir was a goal of brutalities of followers of Hindutva. Paying tribute he stated families of martyrs’ feelings and feelings had improved solve and his confidence.

Gen Bajwa said he was asked Pakistan’s armed power was able to remove the said no power could conquer Pakistan till parents create. He said the nation’s armed forces guaranteed the safety of their motherland by producing sacrifices both at operations and the war against terrorism.

General Bajwa pointed out that Pakistan attained successes in the war against terrorism, which have been an example for the world. The Army Chief said Pakistan had played a role for peace and stability and strived for peace and stability in Afghanistan. He said Pakistan had encouraged an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process and owing to intense efforts of the past couple of months, the fate of peace seemed to become quite near in Afghanistan.

He said Pakistan would continue to extend its collaboration for successful completion of the Afghan peace process since it ensured peace in Pakistan. The Defence Day of Pakistan was discovered Throughout the Nation and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) to express solidarity with the oppressed inhabitants of occupied Kashmir. Legislators, senior officials of other sections, armed forces, police and government, in addition to notables from various walks of life paid tribute. Prayers were offered in the Friday congregations for the safety of the nation and the IHK.

The celebrations kicked off in memory of the martyrs at Islamabad along with also a 21-gun salute in the provincial capitals. Offices across the country were shut to demonstrate solidarity with the Kashmiri men and women. Rallies were carried out to express solidarity with the Kashmiri people confronting atrocities in the hands of Indian security forces in the valley.

A High Number of individuals from different walks of life engaged in rallies performed from Bahawalpur, DI Khan, Sahiwal, Gujrat, Khanewal, Okara, Dera Bugti, Turbat, Skardu, Kotli, Mirpur Khas, Muzaffargarh, Harnai, Badin, Dadu, Jhelum, Vehari, Gilgit, FATA, Malakand, North Waziristan Agency, Bolan, Swabi, Bajaur and Khyber.

The Pakistan Navy coordinated a boat rally in the Karachi Harbour were a number of individuals, such as the Pak Navy officers, fishermen and kids, engaged with excitement. They chanted slogans and exude flags. The participants reiterated their work to defend the motherland and expressed love for Kashmiri brothers.

In Quetta, there was a bicycle rally coordinated. The bikers carrying federal and Kashmiri flags flew through streets. They said they had been using their Kashmiri brothers. We are standing with the Pak Army,” they stated.


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