Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javaid Bajwa today presided Pak Army’s 251st Corps Commanders’ Conference held at GHQ. The forum expressed solidarity with flood victims and reviewed the current security environment of the country.
According to Pak Army’s media wing ISPR, the Forum was briefed in detail on external and internal security situation with particular focus on the flood situation and ongoing relief efforts being undertaken by Army Formations across the country.
“Forum expressed solidarity with flood victims who are braving great difficulties and resolved to extend maximum assistance for their relief and rehabilitation. COAS commended Formations for reaching out to people in distress and helping them to mitigate their sufferings. COAS praised Army Doctors / Paramedics for provision of emergency medical care to flood affectees, particularly children & women including measures to check the spread of diseases in flood hit areas.” reads the ISPR press release.
COAS General Bajwa also appreciated Army Engineers / FWO for restoring accessibility of critical routes and communication infrastructure on emergency basis . Army chief also directed Formations to focus on relief, rehabilitation, reconstruction and help restore routine life in flood affected areas.
THE ISPR’s press release further added that, “The forum undertook a comprehensive review of security environment with special focus on situation along the borders, internal security and other professional matters of the Army. The forum resolved that the resurgence of terrorism will not be tolerated. Formations must leave no stone unturned to take action against terrorists in coordination with all LEAs, COAS directed. Expressing satisfaction over operational preparedness of Formations, COAS directed all the Formations to maintain strict vigil to guard against any threat.”