Forces bravely defending Pakistan: DG ISPR


WASHINGTON Pakistan Army spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Sunday that the security forces continue to bravely defend the territorial sovereignty of Pakistan. Speaking to journalists in the Pakistan embassy, the DG ISPR said that the sacrifices of people and armed forces have paved way for the better security situation in the country, adding that the Pak Army is now focusing on the developmental situation in Balochistan. “Government projects in Balochistan are going on with the assistance of the army,” he said. Major General Ghafoor said that positive results are coming from the fencing between Pakistan and Afghanistan border, and said that further work on fencing will gradually decrease terror attacks in the country. The army spokesperson said that restoration and rehabilitation programmes in the terror-hit areas are ongoing with the cooperation of civic administration. Major General Ghafoor said that Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa will be present with Prime Minister Imran Khan in meetings at the White House, he informed that the COAS will also meet US military leadership at the Pentagon.