COAS visits Awaran, briefed about security & community assistance initiatives

06 May, 2017 7:18 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Awaran, Balochistan on Saturday.

He was briefed about security situation and community assistance initiatives by Army and FC in Southern Balochistan.

He was briefed that almost 150,000 individuals have benefitted from medical initiatives, including an active partnership with civil administration to enhance the capacity of DHQ Awaran.

200 students from Awaran are also being provided free education with board and lodging by Army and FC. A new school has also been recently established by FC Balochistan.

The COAS lauded efforts of Army, FC and other LEAs which have resulted into improved security and law and order situation.

“We will continue to facilitate development efforts in Balochistan,” he maintained.

Later, the COAS also met local elders / notables who appreciated Pakistan Army’s efforts for security and development in the area. The COAS acknowledged and thanked the locals for their support to security forces.

Earlier on his arrival, the COAS was received by Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Aamir Riaz.

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