Pakistan to successfully overcome all external, internal challenges: PM

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APP49-30 RAWALPINDI: August 30 - Prime Minister Imran Khan along with Federal Ministers of Defence, Foreign Affairs, Finance, Information, State Minister of Interior and Secretary Defence in a group photograph with Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters. APP

RAWALPINDI, Aug 30 (APP):Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that Pakistan was facing external and internal challenges but with support of the nation and through a cohesive national approach, “we shall successfully overcome these.”
The prime minister stated this during his visit to the General Headquarters (GHQ) along with federal ministers of defence, foreign affairs, finance, information, state minister of Interior and secretary defence, an ISPR press release issued here said.
The prime minister assured that Government would provide all resources required to maintain capability and capacity of the army. He said that Pakistan was destined to rise and In Shaa Allah “we shall rise staying positively relevant in the comity of nations.”
Upon arrival, the prime minister was presented guard of honour by a smartly turned out guard. The prime minister laid a wreath at the Shuhada Monument to pay tribute to the martyrs. The prime minister was introduced to all
Principal Staff Officers (PSOs) of the GHQ.
The prime minister and the ministers were given detailed briefings on security environment, threat spectrum and response. Updates on Pakistan Army’s campaign against terrorism, ongoing operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, Karachi situation and Khushal Balochistan programme were also given.
Prime Minister Imran Khan greatly appreciated professionalism, operational readiness, and contributions and sacrifices of Pakistan Army in war against terrorism.
Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa thanked the prime minister for his visit and posing confidence in the army. The COAS assured that Pakistan Army would In Shaa Allah continue to deliver on nation’s expectations of defending the motherland at all costs and sacrifices.