RAWALPINDI : (Web Desk) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Tuesday that the peace and prosperity of Balochistan is top priority and Pakistan Army will do everything to provide peaceful environment for population centric socio-economic projects in Balochistan.
According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the COAS visited Turbat where he was given detailed briefing on security situation of Balochistan and border management measures being ensured.
Gen Bajwa said that the youth of Balochistan is very talented and must capitalize on the available opportunities being created for their education and skill development.
He also appreciated morale and operational preparedness of the troops and showed satisfaction on successful operations against terrorists.
Later, COAS visited University of Turbat and had a detailed interactive session with a large number of representatives from all segments of society from District Kech including local leaders, notables, tribal elders, students, lawyers and women.
On the occasion, the Army Chief encouraged the youth to join local law enforcement agencies (LEAs) and contribute towards the security and stability of the area.
He concluded that the people of Balochistan have given great sacrifices for development and stability whereas through Comprehensive National effort, true potential of Balochistan will be realised.
Earlier, on arrival at Turbat, the COAS was received by Commander Quetta Corps Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali.