Geo-Strategic Environment; PAK-India Situation Reviewed by Corps Commanders
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has chaired 219th Corps Commanders Conference at GHQ.
In a statement issued by the ISPR, the forum reviewed geo-strategic environment and situation due to ongoing Pakistan India standoff. The forum expressed strong will, resolve and determination to defend the motherland against any misadventure or aggression.
It expressed concerns on increased Indian atrocities in IoK following the Palwama incident and continued deliberate targeting of civilians along Line of Control (LoC) by Indian occupation forces. Continuity of such brutalities are only fuelling the fire and need to be stopped in the interest of regional peace which also merits world’s attention, forum concluded.
The COAS while appreciating morale and performance of the forces, support from the nation and above all blessings of Almighty Allah, directed for continued state of vigilance and alertness so as to be prepared for response to any threat. Gen Qamar Bajwa also directed to further the efforts in line with decisions of the government to accelerate implementation of NAP while rendering full assistance to other state institutions.
“Pakistan is on the positive trajectory of peace, stability and progress. No one can make us budge through use or threat of use of force. Similarly, policy and the right of use of force shall remain the prerogative of the state alone”, the COAS added.
The forum also discussed progress of National Action Plan 2014 (NAP). It is important that Federal and Provencial Governments are taking action against Banned outfits considering the National Action Plan. Officials has taken over many of madrassas and masjids previously run by banned organizations. The action is going on country wide and various members of banned organizations has been arrested by Police and other forces in recent days.