RAWALPINDI – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa emphasised that spread of misinformation by vested interests is not only creating misperceptions but also threatening cohesion in the society.
Army Chief stated this while interacting with faculty and student of various universities during his visit to Lahore Garrison, according to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).
COAS was briefed on various operational & training matters of the formation at Corps Headquarters. Later he interacted with Vice Chancellors, faculty & students of LUMS, FCU, UET, LSE, PU & GCU.
Gen Bajwa appreciated the critical role being played by these premier educational institutions in preparing the future leadership and useful citizens of Pakistan.
He said there is dire need of Human Resource development in the fields of education, health, infrastructure/industry and environment.
Pakistani youth is extremely talented and enterprising, given the right opportunities and enabling environment they will lead the country to progress and prosperity, COAS remarked.
Faculty members and students asked very candid questions during the exhaustive session and hailed the interaction as very positive and illuminating.
Corps Commander, Lieutenant General Muhammad Abdul Aziz, was also present during the session.