Rawalpindi (Web Desk): Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Syed Asim Munir said a handful of misguided elements could not shake the resolve of the people of Balochistan and the armed forces were committed towards ensuring peace and prosperity, the military's media wing said.
According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief said this during his visit to Gwadar while interacting with local notables, elected representatives and people from different walks of life.
The military's media wing said that the COAS was briefed on prevailing security situation, formation’s operational preparedness, CPEC security and efforts for ensuring a peaceful and secure environment.
The ISPR said that General Asim Munir appreciated the efforts of all ranks and urged to continue working with professional commitment for the good of the people of Balochistan.
"The army chief laid particular emphasis on the socio-economic development of the area. He also announced welfare projects related to education, installation of solar systems, fisheries, water, health, sports and livelihood," the statment said.
Chief Minister Balochistan, Abdul Quddus Bizenjo and Commander Quetta Corps were also present during the visit of the COAS.