Timely steps on western border ensures Pakistan’s security: Gen Bajwa

Web Desk News Agency

30th Aug, 2021. 07:47 pm

With the Taliban take over in Afghanistan, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa told parliamentarians on Monday that Pakistan’s “timely steps for western zone border management” had ensured that the country’s borders were ‘secure’.

“Due to our timely steps for western zone border management, today despite challenges Pakistan’s borders are secure and we are prepared to meet any situation,” said the COAS while meeting senators and MNAs from the Kashmir parliamentary committee, and defence committees of both the houses.

The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that MPs were given a detailed briefing on the security environment, including the situation on the borders and Pakistan Army’s efforts for peace and stability.

Pakistan Armed Forces, with support of the nation, have achieved unprecedented successes in the fight against terrorism and bringing normalcy in the country,” Gen Bajwa told the senators and MNAs in his “exhaustive interactive session” with them.

The military’s media wing also shared that the army chief in his interaction also highlighted to them the “importance of restoration of peace in Afghanistan for sustainable development of the region”.

During the session, Gen Bajwa also reiterated Pakistan Army’s support and commitment to the Kashmir cause and Kashmiris.

“The world must know that without peaceful resolution of Kashmir issue, peace and stability will remain elusive,” said COAS reiterated.

The ISPR said that the session concluded with the resolve to continue the struggle against violent extremism through a synergetic, whole-of-the-nation approach.

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