Rawalpindi (Web Desk/Agencies): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir on Wednesday visited Peshawar and had an interactive session with the respectable women of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) during 'KP Women Symposium-2023'.
According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief encouraged the women to take part in the progress and development of KP and Newly Merged Districts (NMDs).
While addressing the participants of the women symposium, the COAS said that women have played a positive and an important role in the progress of the country throughout the history of Pakistan.
General Asim Munir highlighted that women’s role in Pakistan’s progress and development was quintessential and most important.
COAS remarked that the women of KP have continued to face multi-faceted challenges due to the prolonged fight against terrorism, however, they have proven their resilience, commitment and bravery at the face of all odds.
Meanwhile, the COAS also attended a meeting of the Provincial Apex Committee along with Caretaker Chief Minister KP, Muhammad Azam Khan.
Earlier upon arrival, the army chief was received by Commander Peshawar Corps.