Pak-Army to defend Pakistan against all threats: COAS


The Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan Army is aware of its responsibilities and shall continue to defend territorial integrity and sovereignty of Pakistan against all internal and external threats under all circumstances.

According to media reports, the Army Chief has made these remarks while chairing 79th Formation Commanders’ Conference in Rawalpindi on Tuesday. The conference was attended by Corps Commanders, Principal Staff Officers and all Formation Commanders of Pakistan Army.

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During the meeting, the Army Chief and other participants were briefed on professional matters, national security challenges and measures being undertaken to counter traditional and non-traditional threats.

In his remarks, the Army Chief has expressed satisfaction over operational preparedness of formations and response mechanism to deal with emerging challenges.

Forum paid rich tribute to the supreme sacrifices of officers and men to ensure security of borders and safety of masses. The forum took note of the recent propaganda campaign by some quarters to malign Pakistan Army and create division between the institution and society.