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Must carry forward gains of war to attain peace: COAS

By Our Staff Correspondent 2018-05-31
QUETTA: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Bajwa has said that the country is on a positive trajectory of peace and stability due to sacrifices of the security forces and people.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Gen Qamar visited Quetta on Wednesday and addressed officers and faculty of Command and Staff College.

`The job is not completed yet and we have to carry forward the gains [of war against terrorism] towards enduring peace,` said the army chief.

During his visit, Gen Bajwa acknowledged and hailed the contributions and performance of young officers in the operations and advised them to continue excelling in their profession.

Later, the ISPR added, the army chief visited Southern Command headquarters where he was briefed about the progress of border fencing along the Balochistan portion of the Pak-Afghan border, Quetta Safe City Project, and the `Khushal Balochistan` initiative.

He expressed his satisfaction on the progress of the socio-economic and security initiatives.