PM visits HQ Southern Command, briefed on security in Balochistan
QUETTA (92 News) – Prime Minister lmran Khan along with Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan and federal ministers visited Headquarters Southern Command at Quetta Cantonment.
According to the ISPR, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa received the prime minister at Quetta Air Base. A detailed briefing on security situation of the province, challenges and response was given.
The prime minister was also briefed about socio-economic development based Khushal Balochistan Program, security of CPEC projects and progress of fencing along Pak-Afg border.
The COAS said: “Having achieved stability in troubled areas of KP, lately our focus has been on Balochistan which is economic future of Pakistan.”
Prime Minister Imran Khan acknowledged and appreciated contributions of security forces towards improving peace, stability and socio-economic development of the province.
He said: “Through a comprehensive national effort, cooperation between federal and provincial governments and assistance of Army, we shall realize the true potential of Balochistan.”
He said that only a cohesive national effort will Insha Allah take provinces and the country to the rightful destination of peace, progress and prosperity.