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Balochistan in sharp focus of enemies due to strategic potential, COAS tells officers

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QUETTA: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Balochistan is the future of Pakistan and progress and prosperity of the province is progress of the country.
The Army Chief said this while addressing the garrison officers during his visit to Quetta on Wednesday), said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
The COAS appreciated their preparedness and efforts for ensuring peace and stability in the province despite difficulties of terrain and distances involved. He said that Balochistan is in sharp focus of Pakistan’s enemies due to its strategic potential but disruptive efforts by hostile forces won’t be allowed to succeed. He said that security, stability and prosperity of Balochistan shall be pursued and ensured to the hilt.
Earlier, the Army Chief was given a detailed security brief at Headquarters Southern Command. He met families of victims of Machh incident and also interacted with a large gathering of Hazara community.
At Southern Command, the Army Chief was apprised of prevailing security challenges in the province and the measures taken, including border management along Pakistan-Afghanistan and Pakistan-Iran borders.
He also spent time with the bereaved families of Mach incident victims and shared their grief. The COAS assured them that perpetrators of this heinous incident shall be brought to justice and blood of the martyrs will not go waste.
Earlier, the Army Chief was received by Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali on his arrival to Quetta. – TLTP