Pakistan Armed Forces have achieved unprecedented successes in fight against terrorism, says COAS

Pakistan strongly condemns the use of Afghan soil by terrorists for activities against Pakistan: ISPR

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A delegation comprising members of Parliamentary Kashmir Committee, Defence Committees of the Senate and National Assembly visited GHQ today.

The delegation was given detailed briefing on security environment including situation on the borders and Pakistan’s Army efforts for peace and stability. The delegation had an exhaustive interactive session with General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS).

COAS said that Pakistan Armed Forces, with support of the nation, have achieved unprecedented successes in fight against terrorism and bringing normalcy in the country. COAS said that due to our timely steps for western zone border management, Alhamdolillah today despite challenges Pakistan’s borders are secure and we are prepared to meet any situation. Alluding to the benefits of regional connectivity, COAS highlighted the importance of restoration of peace in Afghanistan for sustainable development of the region.

COAS reiterated Pakistan Army’s support and commitment to Kashmir cause and people of Kashmir. The world must know that without peaceful resolution of Kashmir issue, peace and stability will remain elusive, COAS reiterated.

The session concluded with resolve to continue struggle against violent extremism through a synergetic, whole-of-the-nation approach.

ISPR also reported that, Terrorists from inside Afghanistan across the international border, opened fire on a military post in Bajaur District. Pakistan Army troops responded in a befitting manner. As per intelligence reports, due to fire of Pakistan army troops, 2-3 terrorists got killed and 3-4 terrorists got injured. In exchange of fire, Sepoy Jamal (resident of Mardan, age 28 years) & Sepoy Ayaz (resident of Chitral age 21 years) embraced shahadat.

Pakistan strongly condemns the use of Afghan soil by terrorists for activities against Pakistan and expects that existing and future setup in Afghanistan will not allow such activities against Pakistan

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