Army Chief briefed over Karachi operation


COAS arrived karachi on a day long visit. He commeneced day’s proccedings by visiting Quaid’s mausoleum. Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa laid floral wreath at the Mausoleum of Quaid-i-Azam to pay homage to father of the nation and also offered Fateha. He has now reached Corps HQ where he will be briefed in detail about op and security issues

General Qamar Javed Bajwa, COAS today visited Corps Headquarters and Rangers HQ Karachi. COAS was given detailed briefing about operational preparedness of the formation and security situation in Sindh particularly City of Karachi. Overall accomplishments of the op so far and way forward remained the focus of briefing. COAS commended Army, Rangers, Law Enforcement Agencies and Intelligence Agencies for noticeable improvement in the law and order situation. He said that Karachi is economic hub of the country and security in the metropolitan has direct bearing on overall business climate and economic activity of the entire country. COAS emphasised that all out efforts will be made to consolidate gains made so far during operation and indiscriminately eliminate remnants of terrorists with their sleeper cells. General Qamar Javed Bajwa particularly lauded support and sacrifices of people of Karachi in this journey towards peace. He said gains of ops will not be allowed to be reversed and the ops will continue till attainment of sustainable peace. He directed a focused and synergised effort of all mil and civ int agencies for optimum effects to pre-empt potential threats to peace of Kci. COAS said that Pakistan Army will render all necessary assistance to provincial government for capacity building and training of LEAs for long term effectiveness against organised crime and enduring peace for the City.

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