Pakistan has done its part in tackling security challenges: COAS
June 14, 2018
RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited National Defence University on Thursday. Addressing the participants of National Security and War Course, COAS congratulated them on successful completion of the course. The COAS said that Pakistan is fully committed to peace and stability both within and without. About regional peace and development, COAS said that all stakeholders need to get out of conflict paradigm as only cooperative framework can unlock the true potentials of the region. “For this, Pakistan has done its part in tackling the security challenges which seemed insurmountable a few years ago.” Talking about internal challenges, the COAS said: “We have to strive for a Pakistan where rule of law is supreme and where we have the same attitude towards duties as we have towards rights.” COAS Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa reiterated that a coordinated and committed national approach is effective response to all challenges. “Pakistan belongs to all Pakistanis regardless of beliefs or opinions,” he remarked. Talking about Hybrid War, the COAS said that it is the national will which is targeted in such war. “For effective counter and response to hybrid war, there is need that national issues having impact on our national security like economy, education, water security and national integration etc must take precedence through relevant national institutions,” the COAS concluded.