RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said the Balochistan youth is very talented and must capitalize on the available opportunities being created for their education and skill development. The Army Chief visited Turbat where he was given a detailed briefing on the security situation of Balochistan and border management measures being ensured, said an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) news release.
The COAS appreciated the morale and operational preparedness of the troops and showed satisfaction in successful operations against terrorists.
Later, COAS visited the University of Turbat and had a detailed interactive session with a large number of representatives from all segments of society from District Kech including local leaders, notables, tribal elders, students, lawyers, and women.
On the occasion, the Army Chief encouraged the youth to join local law enforcement agencies (LEAs) and contribute towards the security and stability of the area.
“Peace and prosperity of Balochistan is the top priority and Pakistan Army will do all to provide a peaceful environment for population-centric socio-economic projects in Balochistan,” the COAS reiterated.
He concluded that the people of Balochistan have given great sacrifices for development and stability whereas, through Comprehensive National effort, the true potential of Balochistan will be realized. Earlier, on arrival at Turbat, the COAS was received by Commander Quetta Corps Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali.