APP88-13 RAWALPINDI: December 13 – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa chairing corps commanders conference. APP

RAWALPINDI, Dec 13 (APP):The 216th Corps Commanders’ Conference, held here at the General Headquarters (GHQ) on Thursday reviewed geo-strategic environment with special focus on regional security and situation on eastern and western borders including Line of Control.The forum was presided over by Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa, said a press release issued here by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).Progress of ongoing stability operations for internal security was also discussed. The forum highlighted the importance of regional approach to eliminate roots of terrorism and attached hopes for success of ongoing Afghan reconciliation process while supporting all stakeholders to bring Afghan war to a peaceful logical conclusion.

The forum also pledged to safeguard against all external threats while consolidating gains of counter terrorism military operations which have put security situation of the country on positive trajectory for socio-economic progress and development. “We shall continue to support all state institutions for peace, stability and progress of the country in best interest of the people of Pakistan”, the COAS concluded.