Military committed to defending motherland with nation’s support: army chief


RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the armed forces of the country are committed to defending the motherland with the nation’s support.

He expressed this while addressing participants of the National Security and War Course at the National Defence University (NDU) on Tuesday, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.

On this occasion, he also detailed the internal and external challenges to national security.

He further said that the serious threats aimed at country demand a well-prepared military and by the grace of God, Pakistan’s Army is prepared to thwart any kind of challenge with ease and efficiency in collaboration with the other institutes of the state.

Earlier on arrival, General Qamar was received by President National Defence University Lieutenant General Aamer Riaz.

Army Chief also held an important meeting with General Han Weighou, commander of China’s ground forces at the General Headquarters.

During the meeting, the army chief reassured the military’s support for the security of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).