218th Corps Commanders’ Conference presided by General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) held at GHQ. Forum reviewed geo-strategic environment and security situation of the country. Forum expressed satisfaction on improved internal security situation and progress on regional peace initiative especially Afghan reconciliation process. Forum discussed situation along Line of Control and Working Boundary with reference to continued cease fire violations and Indian atrocities against innocent Kashmiris. Forum reviewed state of preparedness along Line of Control/ Working Boundary and Eastern Border to thwart any misadventure from across. Forum also expressed solidarity with resilient Kashmiri brethren on the eve of Kashmir Day.
“While safeguarding the borders and carrying on the ongoing stability operations through Radd ul Fassad , concurrent focus is now to be on strategising and implementing comprehensive national response against machinations by hostile intelligence agencies / inimical forces to undo the national gains for peace and stability. The dividends of improved internal security situation must reach out to people of Pakistan through socioeconomic development”, COAS concluded.