PM, CJCSC discuss professional matters pertaining to armed forces

07 Sep, 2018 12:53 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday here.

During the meeting, he discussed professional matters pertaining to the armed forces with him.

Earlier on Thursday, addressing the Defence Day ceremony at GHQ, Imran Khan has said that Pakistan will not enter anyone else’s war., he said that their foreign policy will be for the betterment of the nation.

“Today the most organized and the best institution in the country is the Army. There is no political interference in it. There is only merit in it,” he maintained. He expressed the resolve to end political interference in other institutions as well.

The prime minister said that the nations destroy that have not strong institutions. “The nation can become great when labourers, farmers and security personnel could achieve high position by working hard,” he said.

Speaking on the occasion, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that they are united to defend the motherland. He said that they had learnt a lot from the wars of 1965 and 1971. “We strengthened our defence for the traditional wars. We made our defence invincible,” the COAS said.

The COAS said that later the era of unconventional war started. “Terrorism emerged during the last two decades, which turned into a war,” he said. Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa said that the nation has been celebrating the Martyrs Day along with the Defence Day since 2014.

He assured that the blood of the martyrs will not go waste. “We will make the country a centre of peace,” he resolved.

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