Pakistan’s future lies in Balochistan: Gen Bajwa

By: News Desk      Published: 08:47 PM, 13 May, 2020
Pakistan’s future lies in Balochistan: Gen Bajwa

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Balochistan is future of Pakistan and it is our duty to fully assist its government and the people towards a peaceful and prosperous Balochistan.

He expressed these views during his visit to Quetta on Wednesday. During the visit, COAS attended briefing at Headquarters (HQ) Southern Command, visited Garrison Quarantine Facility for COVID-19 and interacted with troops busy COVID relief activities. 

During visit to HQ Southern Command, the COAS was briefed in detail on security situation, operational preparedness of the formation and border management including fencing along Pak-Afghan and Pak-Iran Borders.

The COAS was apprised about the formation’s assistance to civil administration in fighting the pandemic and continued measures for socio-economic uplift of the area. During visit to Garrison Quarantine Facility, Gen Bajwa appreciated the formation for arrangements and facilities established as per health SOPs and guidelines.

Interacting with officers and men, Gen Bajwa lauded their dedication and professionalism. He said that Balochistan is future of Pakistan and it is our duty to fully assist its government and the people towards a peaceful and prosperous Balochistan. COAS directed all commanders to reach out to people in far flung areas of Balochistan to help mitigate challenges faced by masses due to COVID. 

Earlier, on arrival at Quetta, COAS was received by Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Muhammad Waseem Ashraf.