Pakistan Has Fought Terrorism Indiscriminately: COAS
QUETTA, May 07 (APP): Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa Monday said that terrorism has no religion, sect or ethnicity. “Pakistan has fought against this menace indiscriminately and shall root it out throughout the country” he added.
The COAS, who arrived here was addressing the participants of Second National Security Workshop Balochistan, organized by Southern Command in collaboration with government of Balochistan, said a statement issued here by Inter-Services Public Relations.
The two-week long workshop was aimed at creating understanding about critical
national security issues, capacity building for timely decision making and
enabling the participants to comprehend interplay of all elements of national
power in the construct of ‘Comprehensive National Security’. Members of
national and Balochistan provincial assemblies, media representatives and civil
services officers attended the workshop.
Highlighting internal and external challenges, the COAS said that full spectrum of threat demanded comprehensive national response and Army was fully engaged in enabling that response in coordination with other institutions of the state.
Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa accompanied the Army Chief.