Security, safety of Balochistan people to be ensured: COAS


IGFC briefs Gen Asim about security situation

Chief of Army Staff General Syed Asim Munir on Saturday said that every effort will be made for the security and safety of the people of Balochistan to ensure a conducive environment for socio-economic development resulting in sustainable peace and prosperity, the military said in a statement.

General Asim expressed these remarks during his visit to Balochistan which was spread over two days. According to Inter-Services Public Relations, on the first day, the COAS visited Corps Headquarters Quetta and laid a floral wreath at the martyrs’ monument and offered fateha.

Later, the army chief was given a detailed update on operational, training and other matters of the formation.

The army chief also visited Command and Staff College Quetta and School of Infantry and Tactics and interacted with young officers and instructors and advised them to focus on professional excellence to meet future battlefield challenges.

The ISPR said that General Asim visited Turbat on the second day of the visit. IGFC South Balochistan briefed Gen Asim on the prevailing security situation in southern Balochistan and measures in place to ensure a safe and secure environment.

Earlier, Gen Asim was received by Corps Commander Quetta Lt-Gen Asif Ghafoor upon his arrival in Quetta.