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Army Chief Visits Quetta

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Balochistan is in sharp focus of our enemies due to its strategic potential, but the disruptive efforts by hostile forces won't be allowed to succeed.

Addressing the garrison officers during his visit to Quetta, he said Balochistan is the future of Pakistan and progress and prosperity of the province is progress of the country.

Army Chief said that security, stability and prosperity of Balochistan shall be pursued and ensured to the hilt.

General Bajwa also appreciated the preparedness and efforts of the garrison officers for ensuring peace and stability in the province despite difficulties of terrain and distances involved.

Earlier, the COAS was given detailed security brief at HQ Southern Command in Quetta.

He was apprised about prevailing security challenges in the province and the measures taken, including border management along Pak- Afghan and Pak-Iran Border.

He also met with the families of victims of Mach incident and interacted with a large gathering of Hazara community and shared their grief.

The Army Chief assured them that perpetrators of this heinous incident shall be brought to justice and blood of the martyrs will not go waste.