Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday mentioned that “progress and stability in Balochistan is critical to the prosperity of Pakistan”, in response to Inter-Sevices Public Relations.
“All stakeholders including the army have synergised their efforts for socio-economic uplift of the people of Balochistan,” a press release by ISPR mentioned.
Gen Bajwa’s remarks got here throughout an interplay with contributors of National Workshop Balochistan in Quetta.
“The National Workshop Balochistan is aimed at enhancing understanding of participants about critical national security issues, timely decision making process, national security management system and elements of national power,” learn a press release issued by Inter-Services Public Relations.
The military chief, discussing the safety measures taken for Balochistan, mentioned that fencing of the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan and that between Pakistan and Iran, the “effective articulation of security apparatus deployed across the province”, and the Quetta Safe City Project, will all have a optimistic impression on “the overall security paradigm of Balochistan”.
Gen Bajwa mentioned that “nefarious efforts by hostile elements to foment terrorism and create chaos in the largest province of Pakistan won’t be allowed to succeed”.
“Pakistan’s peace and prosperity is linked with commitment to democracy and its values,” he added.
Later, the military chief visited School of Infantry and Tactics (SI&T), the place he was briefed about new coaching modules and on-line examination programs enacted for younger management, in response to the ISPR assertion.
Gen Bajwa was additionally briefed about “various innovative systems and techniques being incorporated in the training regime”.
“While interacting with faculty and students of SI&T, [Gen Bajwa] urged them to stay abreast with developments in modern warfare,” the ISPR mentioned.
The military chief appreciated the arduous work and dedication of college and employees of SI&T in grooming the younger officers and troopers for taking up the longer term challenges befittingly, it added.
On his arrival in Quetta, Gen Bajwa was acquired by Lieutenant General Muhammad Waseem Ashraf, Commander Southern Command.