Islamabad: The top commanders of Pakistan Army have noted that a holistic national response is required to tackle the “enormity” of the security challenges while “keeping national interest above everything else,” Express Tribune reported
This was stated during the 239th Corps Commanders’ Conference which was held at General Headquarters on Tuesday with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in chair, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the report said,
According to the news report, the participants undertook a comprehensive review of regional and domestic security environment with special focus on situation along borders, internal security and other professional matters of the army.
“In the backdrop of Kashmir Solidarity Day, the forum positively noted the increasing realisation at international forums about worsening humanitarian and security crises in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK),” Express tribune report said.
“Forum reaffirmed Pakistan’s unwavering support to resilient Kashmiri people for their just struggle for right to self-determination in accordance with relevant UNSC resolutions,” said the military’s media wing according to the report.
It said the military leadership while dilating upon Afghan Peace Process, expressed hope for peaceful and stable Afghanistan for regional peace and stability.
The commanders underscored the need to ensure continuous operational preparedness to thwart any possible misadventure from adversary.
The top military huddle, the ISPR said also deliberated upon the improved security situation in erstwhile FATA in detail and concluded the requirement for early implementation of reforms in the newly-merged tribal districts especially towards enabling the law enforcement agencies (LEAs) apparatus to achieve sustainable peace in the area..