COAS Qamar Bajwa visits troops on forward posts along Pak-Afghan border


COAS, Qamar Bajwa, visits, troops, forward posts, Pak-Afghan border
18 May, 2019 6:15 pm

DAWATOI, North Wazirstan (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited troops on forward posts along Pak-Afghan border at Dawatoi in North Waziristan on Saturday.

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.

COAS, Qamar Bajwa, visits, troops, forward posts, Pak-Afghan border

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.

COAS, Qamar Bajwa, visits, troops, forward posts, Pak-Afghan border

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.

COAS, Qamar Bajwa, visits, troops, forward posts, Pak-Afghan 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.”

PM, COAS review overall security situation of country

On May 15, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at Prime Minister’s Office in Islamabad on Wednesday (today).

According to the PM Office, matters relating to the security of the country were discussed during the meeting.

Both the leaders exchanged views on the regional peace of the country and professional matters of the Pakistan Army also discussed in the meeting.

PM, COAS discuss policy to deal with any Indian aggression

On April 11, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa called on Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan at the PM’s office in Islamabad.

According to the PM’s office spokesman, both the leaders discussed different affairs pertaining to security of the country. The COAS informed the prime minister about latest developments on all the security related matters.

The strategy, to deal with any possible Indian aggression, was also discussed during the meeting.



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