APP64-11 RAWALPINDI: May 11 - COAS Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa presiding over the 76th Annual Formation Commanders’ Conference at GHQ. APP

RAWALPINDI, May 11 (APP):The 76th Annual Formation Commanders’ conference was held here at General Headquarters (GHQ), said a statement issued here by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Friday.
The COAS presided over the conference, which was attended by all General Officers of Pakistan Army.
The participants were briefed on evolving geo-strategic environment, threats to national security and the challenges. The forum discussed response in place and progress of ongoing operations.
Progress of Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, including gradual transition of control of cleared areas from military to civil administration was also deliberated.
The COAS attributed successes achieved so far to great sacrifices by the people of Pakistan, security forces, intelligence and Law Enforcement Agencies.
He appreciated the high state of operational readiness and morale of troops. Despite our desire for maintaining peace with our neighbors, any hostile action anywhere along our frontiers shall be effectively and befittingly responded, he said.
The forum pledged that as a state institution, Pakistan Army would continue to serve the nation in support of and in coordination with other state institutions.