Breaking terrorists-sympathisers nexus is imperative for defeating terrorism: COAS Bajwa
QUETTA (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Panjgur, Balochistan on Saturday.
According to a press release issued by the ISPR, the COAS spent a day with troops who repulsed terrorists attack on security forces camp in Panjgur on February 2.
On arrival at Panjgur, the COAS was given a detailed update by the local commander on security situation in the area and response mechanism to effectively check emerging threats.
While speaking with troops, the COAS appreciated professionalism and effective response by ground troops against recent terrorist activities.
The COAS emphasized on maintaining high standard of operational readiness to fail hostile efforts to destabilise Balochistan and ensure safety and security of local population.
The COAS paid tribute to martyrs for the supreme sacrifice in line of duty for defence of the motherland.
While interacting with the notables and tribal elders of Panjgur, COAS the appreciated them for their support to LEAs in fighting menace of terrorism. "Breaking nexus between terrorists and their sympathisers/support base is imperative for defeating terrorism," the COAS reiterated.
The COAS assured local elders of army’s all out support for creating environment for prosperity and development of the area particularly ensuring timely completion of ongoing socio economic projects. He said that terrorists would not be allowed to reverse the hard earned gains irrespective of the challenges.
Earlier on arrival, COAS was received by Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali, Commander Quetta Corps.