Top military brass reviews defence and security environment

Top military brass reviews defence and security environment

Rawalpindi (Web Desk): A meeting of the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) and all Services Chiefs was held at Joint Staff Headquarters (JSHQ) in Rawalpindi to discuss defence and security environment, the military's media wing said on Friday.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza presided over the meeting, which was attended by Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Naval Chief Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi and Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu.

The meeting was given a detailed briefing on review of national security situation, specific to western border, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.

The forum also discussed fast-paced developments in the realm of strategic and conventional policies, the importance of peace in Afghanistan for sustainable development in the region and the operational preparedness of the Armed Forces.

The forum expressed complete satisfaction and full confidence in the readiness of the Defence Forces.

The participants also reaffirmed the resolve of the Armed Forces to respond to the entire spectrum of threats in the most befitting manner in line with a comprehensive security strategy.

"The military's top brass also lauded the sacrifices of security agencies in the fight against terrorism," the ISPR said.