Army chief welcomes Afghan proposal of mutual coordination against terror

Published: February 20, 2017
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Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa. PHOTO: PPI

Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa. PHOTO: PPI

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has welcomed recent proposals by Afghan authorities to take forward the mutual coordination between Islamabad and Kabul against terrorism, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Monday.

“Enhanced security arrangements along the Pak-Afghan border are to fight a common enemy, that is, terrorists of all hue and colour,” the army chief was quoted as saying during a high-level meeting at GHQ in Rawalpindi.

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According to the military’s media wing, Gen Qamar directed the security forces to adopt “more effective border coordination and cooperation” with the Afghan security forces to prevent illegal cross-border movement of terrorists.

“Pakistan and Afghanistan have fought against terrorism and shall continue this effort together,” he said.

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Reader Comments (3)

  • saint
    Feb 20, 2017 - 3:00PM

    Sir, this statement should be coming from the PM, don’t you think so? The root cause of our issues is, every one is taking on someone else’s scope of work. Recommend

  • Vivek
    Feb 20, 2017 - 11:23PM

    @saint:
    Sir in all democratic countries the state has the army,but here the army has got it own stateRecommend

  • Fiaq
    Feb 21, 2017 - 12:04AM

    That’s the way to fight terrorists. Together. But someone won’t like it. Guess who?Recommend

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