RAWALPINDI—Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa pledged on Monday to not let the gains made towards maintaining internal security and stability in the country reverse to “suit any vested agenda at any cost.”
He was chairing the 226th Corps Commanders’ Conference at the General Headquarters, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)
“We have attained better internal security and stability through cohesive national efforts and sacrifices rendered by Pakistan Armed Forces, all national institutions and above all the nation. We shall not let it reverse to suit any vested agenda at any cost,” the COAS said.
Gen Bajwa said the Pakistan Army as a state organ will continue supporting national institutions as and when asked as per the country’s constitution.
“While Pakistan Armed Forces with support of national institutions and the nation are fully prepared and committed to thwart all threats including on Eastern Border/Line of Control, continued cohesion of all national stakeholders on key national issues is essential to defeat inimical forces,” the Army Chief said.
The forum reviewed geo strategic and national security environment. The forum also discussed internal security situation along Eastern Border (EB), Line of Control (LOC) and Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IOJ&K).
The Commanders expressed firm resolve to defend the country against full spectrum threat.
“Pak Army as organ of state will cont to sp national institutions as & when asked as per constitution. While Pak Armed Forces are fully prep to thwart all threats, cont cohesion of national stakeholders on key national issues is essential to defeat inimical forces”, COAS said.