Rawalpindi (Staff Report/Agencies): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa presided over the 216th Corps Commanders’ Conference at Army's General Headquarters (GHQ) on Thursday.
According to a press statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the forum reviewed the geo-strategic environment with special focus on regional security and the situation on Pakistan's eastern and western borders including the Line of Control (LoC).
Progress of ongoing stability operations for internal security was also discussed, the statement said.
Addressing the conference, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa said we shall continue to support all state institutions for peace, stability and progress of the country in best interest of the people of Pakistan.
Safeguarding against external threats shall consolidate gains of CT ops which have put security situation of cty on +ive trajectory for socio-eco progress & dev.“Shall cont to sp state institutions for peace,stability & progress of country in best interest of people of Pak”,COAS. pic.twitter.com/nCxjQSfO15— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) December 13, 2018
The forum highlighted importance of regional approach to eliminate roots of terrorism and attached hopes for success of ongoing Afghan reconciliation process while supporting all stakeholders to bring Afghan war to a peaceful logical conclusion, the statement added.
The military's top commanders also pledged to safeguard the country against all external threats while consolidating gains of counter-terrorism military operations, which have put the security situation of the country on a positive trajectory for socio-economic progress and development.