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COAS visits UK to meet political and military leadership

COAS visits UK to meet political and military leadership

COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa on his official visit to UK said that Pakistan Army stands by democracy. Pakistan is a peace loving country and wishes to resolve all unsolved issues with India including essential issue of Jammu Kashmir. Moreover said attempts by enemies to isolate Pakistan diplomatically have failed and Pakistan’s diplomatic relations with other countries has rather lingered.

COAS emphasized that peace in Afghanistan is a shared interest and that Pakistan will continue its positive role and is even ready to work closely with Afghanistan. Furthermore he said Pak-Afghan bilateral border security mechanism is critically important and both countries need to formulate this at priority.

Pakistan Army took decisive actions against terrorists and lots of them have already fled the country, making bases elsewhere. While meeting top British military leadership he alleged that Pakistan is currently dealing with various facets of extremism through the National Action Plan adding that institutions are working together to bring reforms in madrassas and other areas to deal with the root causes of extremism.

The prospects of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor towards economic development of the region were also being highlighted during his visit. Hailing the role of overseas Pakistanis towards progress in their homeland, he assured the Diaspora that the Pakistan Army would perform its due role towards security of the country.

Boots on the ground in Punjab

Boots on the ground in Punjab

Provincial government of Punjab has finally decided to launch Rangers operation against terrorist sanctuaries in Punjab. The decision has been taken by the government after the deadliest series of attacks across country last week specifically when there was finally peace prevailing in our country.

Both civil as well as military leadership is determined to fight against terrorism and militancy. It is also decided that sectarian violence and extremism will be uprooted from the country as well as several important decisions have been taken including ruthless action against terrorists and those who support them. Alongside strict and immediate measures will be taken to achieve this end.

The government along with other intelligence agencies must ensure to adopt an aggressive policy against militant groups in Punjab in order to counter terrorism activities carried out by them. Those who facilitate and even shelter terrorists must not be spared in any case. The entire nation not only supports government and military stance over war on terror but also stands united against all the terrorists creating chaos in our country. It is a high time that government must ensure implementation over National Action Plan and initiatives taken under NAP like terrorism, militancy, extremism and sectarian violence must be overcome.