Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday said that Balochistan was the future of Pakistan and it was their duty to fully assist the government and people of the province towards a shining future, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
The army chief said so during his visit to Headquarters Southern Command, Quetta, where he was briefed about security situation of the province, pursuance of National Action Plan.
The COAS expressed his satisfaction and hoped that these steps would help elevate the overall security and socio-economic indicators in the province.
Later, General Bajwa visited School of Infantry and Tactics, Quetta and met with the faculty, the ISPR said in its statement.
The COAS said that Pakistan Army had played an important role for reduction in the internal security threats, as well as effective response along the borders.
He said that nation acknowledged and fully supported Pakistan Army’s contributions in fight against terrorism and militancy.
“We shall always come up to the expectations of the people of Pakistan who are our real strength,” General Bajwa concluded.