Pakistan has made every effort to facilitate Afghan peace process: COAS

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11th Aug, 2021. 07:29 pm
Military's top brass reviews national security at Corps Commanders’ Conference

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday reiterated that Pakistan has made every possible effort to facilitate the Afghan peace process leading towards a negotiated settlement with utmost sincerity and will continue to do so.

Chairing a meeting of Corps Commanders’ Conference in Rawalpindi, he said all stakeholders have to play their part positively for enduring peace in Afghanistan which is pivotal for stability in the region.

“Misperceptions and scapegoating must be avoided to counter designs of spoilers,” he cautioned.

The army chief expressed satisfaction over stringent measures being taken for ensuring effective border control as part of the comprehensive Border Management Regime and asked for high level of vigil along the western border.

He also commended formations for maintaining high standards of operational readiness and providing sustained support to civil administration during ongoing national efforts against Covid-19, monsoons and National Polio Drive.

Taking a holistic view of the multifarious security challenges faced by Pakistan in various domains in the evolving milieu, the forum underscored the need for adopting whole of nation approach.

The participants took a comprehensive review of global, regional and domestic security environment.

The forum was given a detailed briefing on the evolving situation along Pak-Afghan International Border, its implications on Pakistan’s Internal Security, particularly in the western zone, and measures being taken to tackle emerging challenges.

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