RAWALPINDI (9 News) – Two days long Annual Formation Commanders’ Conference presided by General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) held at GHQ.
According to the press release of the Inter-Service Public Relation (ISPR), all the general officers of Pakistan Army attended the conference. The forum reviewed geo-strategic and national security environment. The internal security landscape of the country, challenges being confronted and responses were discussed in detail.
COAS hailed befitting response during the February standoff with India and said that Pakistan Army remains fully capable and ready to respond to any threat for defence of motherland.
The army chief also appreciated the successes being achieved in ongoing operation Raddul Fasaad to carry forward the gains made so far towards enduring peace and stability.
The forum pledged to continue all its efforts to serve the country.
Pakistan on path to enduring peace and stability: COAS
On May 23, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan is going through an evolutionary process of its journey to enduring peace and stability after withstanding challenges in recent past.
He was addressing student officers and faculty of Staff Course 2018/19 at Command and Staff College in Quetta.
Sharing his thoughts on national security, the army chief said the process is slow but on a positive trajectory. He said we need to stay steadfast and carry forward the efforts towards set national objectives.
Acknowledging the contributions and performance of young officers in the counter terrorism operations as well as during recent standoff along eastern border, General Bajwa appreciated the officers for their professional pursuits to meet and prevail over future challenges of national security.
Earlier, Iranian Foreign Minister Dr Mohammad Javed Zarif called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the GHQ.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the matters of mutual interest and evolving situation in the region were discussed during the meeting.
The army chief said that war is not in anyone’s interest and all sides need to make efforts to keep conflict away from the region.
On the occasion, the Iranian foreign minister appreciated Pakistan’s positive role for regional peace and stability.