COAS, Chinese envoy discuss matters of mutual interest
RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Ambassador of China to Pakistan Yao Jing has called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwaat at GHQ in Rawalpindi on Monday.
During the meeting matters of mutual interest including regional security situation were discussed.
COAS visits troops on forward posts along Pak-Afghan border
Earlier on Saturday, COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited troops on forward posts along Pak-Afghan border at Dawatoi in North Waziristan.
According to a press release issued by the ISPR, COAS was briefed about progress on border fencing, sanitisation operation, socio-economic development projects and rehabilitation of TDPs.
This was the area where due to cross border terrorist attack from Afghanistan on fencing party had resulted into martyrdom of three Pak Army soldiers on May 1.
The COAS appreciated high morale of troops and their contributions for bringing about stability in the area. He said that while Pakistan continues to play its positive role towards success of Afghan reconciliation process and peace in the region. “We also stay ready for any unforeseen eventuality. For this, Pakistan is solidifying border through fencing, construction of new forts and posts and increase in strength of FC troops to effectively manage the border.
“Similarly we continue to maintain required state of alertness and preparedness on our Eastern Border.”
The COAS concluded: “There are still challenges facing Pakistan but not as much as we have passed through in recent past. To continue the journey towards ultimate success we need to stay patient, determined and united.”