Pakistan Army on Tuesday held two days long 78th Formation Commanders’ Conference was held at GHQ.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa presided over the conference which was attended by Corps Commanders, Principal Staff Officers and all Formation Commanders of the Pakistan Army.
According to the Pakistan Army Media wing, participants were briefed on the prevalent geostrategic environment, challenges to national security and their strategy in response to the evolving threat. Participants held detailed discussion on a host of professional matters.
The forum was also briefed on the cutting edge technologies being harnessed to modernise the Army’s outfits besides up-gradation of logistics infrastructure corresponding to emerging operational imperatives.
General Bajwa expressed satisfaction over the progress of the stabilization operations across Pakistan following the successes of Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad. Forum paid rich tribute to the resilient nation particularly the people of tribal areas for their supreme sacrifices in the war against terrorism.
Forum also reviewed progress on transition and uplift of the Newly Merged Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and socio-economic development in Balochistan as a dividend of hard-earned peace and stability.
Reviewing the prevailing situation on Eastern Border and the latest developments in IIOJ&K, the forum expressed complete solidarity with Kashmiri people in their just struggle for the inalienable right to self-determination as enshrined in UNSC Resolutions, read the statement.
The forum was also apprised of Pakistan’s meaningful support to Afghan Peace Process and stringent measures being taken for enhancing border security. COAS laid special emphasis on maintaining high standards of operational preparedness along the LOC / Working Boundary and Pak-Afghan International Border in the wake of evolving geo-strategic milieu.
COAS appreciated the high standard of training displayed by formations during various exercises besides the excellent performance of officers and troops participating in international training events and competitions.
COAS commended the formations for their constant focus on training and high morale, which augments their operational readiness.
COAS concluded while saying that formations for their all-out support to national response for tackling COVID-19 pandemic, Locust and eradication of Polio. Pakistan Army shall continue defending and serving the nation in every possible way.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa also awarded trophies to Mangla and Multan Corps for their overall best performance in Sports and Training respectively.