PM Shahid Abbasi, COAS Gen Qamar Bajwa visit LOC in Chirikot sector
CHIRIKOT (92 News) – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Chief of Amy Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Line of Control (LOC) in Chirikot sector on Friday. AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider was also present. PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was briefed by the General Officer Commanding on situation along LOC, Indian Ceasefire Violations (CFVs) targeting civilians and befitting professional response by Pakistan Army. The PM condemned Indian unprofessional approach of targeting innocent civilians. He said that Pakistan will continue its political, diplomatic and moral support to Kashmiris for their just struggle. Interacting with families of martyrs and injured due to Indian shelling, PM appreciated their determination and resolve. He announced enhancement in financial assistance to the families of martyrs/injured and approved funds to develop community protection bunkers for safety of civilian population. The COAS directed immediate evacuation of teen aged girl to Armed Forces Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine (AFIRM) for artificial limb as she had lost her leg due to Indian shelling. Later, the PM also interacted with troops. He acknowledged and appreciated contributions and sacrifices of Pakistan Army in defending motherland and for protecting people of Azad Kashmir. “No other Army of the world is parallel to Pak Army. Restoration of peace against terrorism despite our commitments against perpetual threat from eastern border is a milestone achievement and together we shall take it towards enduring peace and stability,” he said. Earlier on his arrival, the PM and the COAS were received by Commander Rawalpindi Corps.