Military top brass vows to thwart all threats in 'befitting manner'

Military top brass vows to thwart all threats in 'befitting manner'

Rawalpindi (Web Desk): Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Nadeem Raza presided over a meeting to discuss the defence and security environment of the country with the chiefs of the military services at the Joint Staff Headquarters (JSHQ), the military’s media wing said on Thursday.

According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi, and Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmad Babar Sidhu attended the meeting.

The meeting discussed a range of security-related issues including fast-paced developments in the realm of strategic and conventional policies, the importance of peace in Afghanistan for sustainable development in the region, the shared challenges faced, the work plan of the tri-services and operational preparedness of the armed forces.

“The services’ chiefs expressed absolute satisfaction and confidence in the readiness of the defence forces and reaffirmed the forces’ determination to “respond to an entire spectrum of threats” the country faces in the most befitting manner in line with a comprehensive security strategy.

They also appreciated the sacrifices rendered by the security forces in the war against terrorism.

“JSHQ is functioning with a national perspective that seeks to preserve, protect and promote Pakistan’s defence and national security,” CJCSC General Raza said.

JCSC chairman lauded the unity of the armed forces of Pakistan to meet all the defence and security-related challenges faced by Pakistan.