Pakistan at cusp of achieving sustainable peace and stability, says COAS


RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan is getting closer to attain sustainable peace and stability.

According to a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General (DG) Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, the army chief was addressing a seminar on “Pakistan’s Regional Security Perspective” at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), in London.

Gen Bajwa told the participants that is possible through two-way international relations and supporting each other in the regional challenges.

He also said that Pakistan’s has improved its security to a great extent which now offers foreign investors a peaceful environment to indulge in economic activities.

He also expressed his concerns regarding the long pending disputes in the region and said that without resolving them it would be hard to embark on the journey of progress and prosperity.

The COAS arrived in London on June 20 on an official visit. He will interact with senior British Civil-Military leadership to discuss matters of mutual interest including evolving geo-strategic environment, defence and security.