Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said internal and external challenges being faced by the country demand a comprehensive national response and the Armed Forces in coordination with other state institutions are fully engaged in enabling that response.
According to the ISPR, Chief of the Army Staff said this while interacting with the participants of Third National Security Workshop Balochistan at the GHQ, Rawalpindi. The interaction was part of a three-week workshop being held in Quetta, it added.
Addressing the participants, General Bajwa said the nation has given innumerable sacrifices for attainment of peace. "Our internal and external challenges demand a comprehensive national response and Army, in coordination with other institutions of the state, is fully engaged in enabling that response," he added.
The COAS reiterated that prosperity of Pakistan is linked with prosperity of Balochistan. The participants of workshop thanked the Army Chief for opportunity, saying that they feel reinvigorated to play their part in national development.