Quetta (Web Desk): Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa appeared as the chief guest in passing out parade of newly recruited Baloch personnel of the Pakistan Army on Monday.

He expressed the hope that timely completion of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would usher in a new era of development in the region.

He was of the view that Balochistan is an integral part of Pakistan and its resources would in future open new paths of progress for the people of Balochistan.

COAS added, "Development in Balochistan would ensure peace and stability in the country that is why our enemies want to hinder Balochistan's bright future."

"I am extremely pleased that the people of Balochistan... have rejected all anti-Pakistan elements."

General Qasim Bajwa said Pakistan's "doors are open for those brothers who have been misguided by the enemy".

He expressed that the betterment of law and order in Balochistan is the "foremost priority of the government" and in this respect, the Pakistan Army is assisting with the training and capacity building of police and other law enforcement agencies.

"Despite limited resources Pakistan Army has always tried to play its positive role in the educational, societal and economic progress of the province alongside other institutions," he said.

"Pakistan Army is the manifestation of national unity in which all provinces are represented approximately according to their populations."